nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (disgusto) estaba con un sofoco terrible I was very upset o/or [familiar/colloquial] worked up 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (vergüenza) embarrassment ¡qué sofoco me has hecho pasar! you really embarrassed me! 1.3 (por el calor) suffocation; (en la menopausia) hot flash (inglés norteamericano/American English) hot flush (inglés británico/British English)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Do you know what 'arpilleras' are? They are pieces of appliquéd textile folk art, common in South America. Doll characters and animals create a three-dimensional effect representing scenes from daily life.