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fiebre

Translation of fiebre in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (furor) su fiebre por las motos his obsession with o/or passion for motorcycles de vez en cuando le da la fiebre de la limpieza from time to time he goes crazy and starts cleaning the whole house [familiar/colloquial], from time to time he gets the cleaning bug [familiar/colloquial]

    Compounds

    fiebre del oro

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