Translation of washout in Spanish:
- 1 (failure) [colloquial]desastre (masculine) [colloquial]he's a washout as a coachcomo entrenador es un desastrea washout from school/college (American English)un mal estudianteExample sentences
- New Years was a bit if a washout, which was a bit of a shame.
- He may be charming but he is willful, thoroughly spoiled and a washout in politics.
- I wouldn't say that the band is actually a washout, or even really that bad, but listening to all of their best hits back-to-back makes you realize just how little they experimented with their sound.
- 2 (flood damage) (American English)tramo (masculine) inundado (de carretera, puente etc)Example sentences
- Freezing temperatures, blowing snow, landslides and washouts all keep the maintenance of way crews busy on the pass.
- It can wheel through thick mud and washouts without getting stuck and without leaving behind big ruts.
- What had actually happened was that she had encountered an unseen, unmarked washout across the road more than three feet wide.
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