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dash British & World English

Run or travel somewhere in a great hurry

em dash British & World English

Another term for em rule.

en dash British & World English

Another term for en rule.

air-dash British & World English

Travel to a destination by air at short notice

pebble-dash British & World English

Mortar with pebbles in it, used as a coating for external walls

swung dash British & World English

A dash (⁓) in the form of a reverse s on its side

cut a dash British & World English

Be stylish or impressive in one’s dress or behaviour

trolley dash British & World English

An event in which the winner of a game or competition is entitled to a set period of free shopping in a supermarket or other store, the object being to place as many products as possible in a shopping trolley during this time

dash something off British & World English

Write something hurriedly and without much premeditation

cut a dash in cut British & World English

Be stylish or impressive in one’s dress or behaviour

dash something off in dash British & World English

Write something hurriedly and without much premeditation

slapdash British & World English

Done too hurriedly and carelessly

dash English Thesaurus

he dashed straight home to see his father

dash English-Spanish

to make a dash for safety/shelter

dash off English-Spanish

escribir* corriendo

pebble-dash English-Spanish

revestimiento rugoso para paredes exteriores

swung dash English-Spanish

tilde feminine

dash off English-Spanish

escribir* corriendo

em rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

long dash (—) used in punctuation, roughly the width of the letter M; set with no space either side

en rule New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

a short dash, the width of an en, used esp. between figures (the 1939–45 war); set with no space either side

dot dash dot in dot English-Spanish

punto raya punto

to cut a dash in dash English-Spanish

ser* el centro de todas las miradas, llamar la atención, partir plaza

a dash of milk in dash English-Spanish

un chorrito de leche

dash something off in dash English Thesaurus

I dashed off a note to Dave

a dash of pepper in dash English-Spanish

una pizca de pimienta

to play/perform with dash in dash English-Spanish

tocar*/actuar* con brío

to dash into/across the room in dash English-Spanish

entrar en/atravesar* la habitación como una exhalación

we made a dash for safety in safety English-Spanish

corrimos para ponernos a salvo

to make a dash for safety/shelter in dash English-Spanish

correr a ponerse a salvo/a cobijarse

everyone made a dash for the exit in dash English-Spanish

todos se precipitaron hacia la salida

I can't stay long, I must dash in dash English-Spanish

me voy corriendo, que tengo prisa

we made a mad dash for the airport in mad English-Spanish

salimos como locos para el aeropuerto


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