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colmillo

Translation of colmillo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • (de una persona)
    [técnico]
    (de un elefante, jabalí, una morsa)
    (de un perro, lobo)
    enseñar los colmillos, el perro enseñaba los colmillos
    the dog would show o or bare its teeth
    no sabía hacerse respetar sino enseñando los colmillos
    the only way he could command respect was by being aggressive
    escupir por el colmillo tener más colmillos que un caimán (Venezuela) [familiar]
    to be as cunning o sly as a fox
    [familiar]
Example sentences
  • La Luna sacaba reflejos claros en dos poderosos colmillos mientras la tierra parecía temblar bajo el peso del animal.
  • Su carro era tirado por un jabalí de poderosos colmillos.
  • Ahora el tubo lucía unas lindas marcas de colmillos.

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