Translation of relajar in English:

relajar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 1 [ejercicio/música] to be relaxing
  • 2 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial] [dulce/postre] es tan dulce que relaja it's sickly sweet

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (relajarse)

  • 3 (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] (descontrolarse) se relajó y se puso a contar chistes verdes he got out of hand o/or he let himself go and started telling dirty jokes los chiquilines se relajaron the children started clowning around [familiar/colloquial]

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