Translation of torcido in English:
- 1 1.1[
estar] (con respecto a otra cosa) crooked le quedó la nariz torcida he was left with a crooked nose tiene la boca torcida he has a twisted mouth llevas la falda torcida your skirt's twisted, your skirt isn't straight el cuadro está torcido the picture isn't straight, the picture is on a slant o/or is askew la planta creció torcida the plant grew crooked o/or lopsided te has hecho la raya torcida your part (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) parting isn't straight 1.2 (curvo) bent un alambre/palo torcido a bent wire/stick tiene la columna torcida she has curvature of the spine tiene las piernas torcidas (para adentro) he is knock-kneed (para afuera) he is bowlegged
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.