There are 2 main translations of listo in English:

Share this entry

listo 1

also: feminine: lista

adjetivo

Example sentences
  • Ella es una chica lista, quizás mucho más que tu.
  • Necesitamos alumnos que estén listos para recibir el conocimiento con alegría.
  • La paciente se encuentra lista para iniciar la fase quirúrgica de su tratamiento.

Share this entry

 

There are 2 main translations of listo in English:

Share this entry

listo 2
also: feminine: lista

sustantivo masculino, sustantivo femenino

(especialmente España)
  • 1.1 (inteligente)
    clever one
    brainy one
    [familiar]
    es el listo de la clase
    he's the brainy o clever one o the brains of the class
    [peyorativo]
    he's the class know-it-all o know-all
    [familiar] [peyorativo]
    1.2 (vivo, astuto)
    tricky customer
    [familiar]

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    adjective
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
    Cultural fact of the day

    Carnaval

    Carnaval is the three days of festivities preceding Lent, characterized by costumes, masks, drinking, music, and dancing. Spain's most colorful carnival is in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, and Cadiz's carnival is also famous. In Spanish-speaking Latin America, the carnivals of Uruguay, Bolivia, and Venezuela are very well known.