Translation of brinco in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- jump, leap, bound subió los escalones de un brinco he went up the steps in one leap o/or bound se despertó de un brinco he woke up with a start pegó or dio un brinco del susto [familiar/colloquial] he jumped with fright entró dando brincos de alegría she came in jumping for o/or leaping with joy en un brinco or dos brincos [familiar/colloquial] in a jiffy [familiar/colloquial], in a tick o/or two ticks [familiar/colloquial]
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