Translation of arrugar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [piel] to wrinkle 1.2 [tela] to wrinkle (inglés norteamericano/American English) to crease (inglés británico/British English) to crumple (inglés británico/British English) ; [papel] to crumple arrugó el sobre y lo tiró she crumpled o/or (inglés británico/British English) screwed up the envelope and threw it away 1.3 [ceño/entrecejo] to knit; [nariz] to wrinkle; [cara] to screw up arrugó el entrecejo he frowned, he knitted his brow
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (arrugarse)
- 1 1.1 [persona] to grow o/or become wrinkled; [cara/manos] to become wrinkled o/or lined 1.2 (por acción del agua) [piel/manos] to shrivel up, go wrinkled 1.3 [tela] to wrinkle o/or get wrinkled (inglés norteamericano/American English) to crease o/or get creased (inglés británico/British English) ; [papel] to crumple estas sábanas no se arrugan these sheets don't wrinkle o/or crease
- 2 2.1 [familiar/colloquial] (achicarse) to be daunted o/or frightened no se arruga ante los problemas she isn't daunted by problems 2.2 (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] (inmutarse) ni se arruga para mentir he thinks nothing of lying le gritan y ni se arruga they shout at him and he doesn't bat an eyelid [familiar/colloquial]
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