There are 2 translations of cortado in English:

cortado1

(-da)

adj

  • 1 [persona] 1.1[estar] (Esp) (turbado, avergonzado) embarrassed 1.2[estar] (CS) (aturdido) stunned me quedé cortado con la respuesta que me dio I was stunned by her reply, her reply stunned me 1.3[ser] (Esp) (tímido) shy como es tan cortado, no se atrevió a decirle que no being so shy he couldn't bring himself to say no
  • 2[estar] [calle/carretera] closed, closed off la calle está cortada al tráfico the street is closed to traffic carretera cortada por obras road closed (for repairs)
  • 3 3.1 [leche/mayonesa] la leche estaba cortada the milk had curdled, the milk was off o had gone off (BrE) la mayonesa está cortada the mayonnaise is curdled 3.2 [café] with a dash of milk
  • 6 (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] irse cortado (morirse) to drop dead [colloquial/familiar]

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of cortado in English:

cortado2

m

cortado
  • coffee with a dash of milk

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.