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wrist
American English: /rɪst/
British English: /rɪst/

Translation of wrist in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Anatomy) to slash one's wrists
    cortarse las venas
    to slap somebody on the wrist, to slap somebody's wrist
    darle un tirón de orejas a alguien
    (before noun) wrist bone
    hueso (masculine) de la muñeca
    wrist rest
    Example sentences
    • For example, the nickel found in some jewellery may cause eczema on the ear lobes, wrists, and around the neck.
    • Boils occur most often on the face, head, neck, forearms and wrists in that order.
    • Maintain a slight bend in your elbows and keep your wrists aligned with your forearms.
    1.2 (Clothing)
    Example sentences
    • Embroidery of colorful dragons chasing their tails encircles the cuffs of her wrists, hemline and neckline.
    • Dragons on the neckline, at the wrists and at the hemline of the gown stare boldly outward.
    • The sleeves were white and had an elastic cuff around her wrist causing it to take a bell shape somewhat.

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