Translation of bombo in English:

bombo

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 1 [Música/Music] (instrumento) bass drum; (músico) bass drummer tengo la cabeza como un bombo my head's thumping, I've (got) a splitting headache con bombos y platillos or (España/Spain) a bombo y platillo with a great fanfare el pacto se firmó con bombos y platillos a great song and dance was made about the signing of the treaty darle bombo a algo, se le ha dado mucho bombo a la película the movie's been given a lot of hype [familiar/colloquial] darse bombo to blow one's own trumpet

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