Translation of blur in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /blɜːr; blɜː(r)/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-rr-)

  • [outline/image] desdibujar, hacer* borroso; [distinction] hacer* menos claro; [memory] hacer* borroso his eyes were blurred with tears las lágrimas empañaban sus ojos
    More example sentences
    • I took one look at them and ran back up to my room with tears blurring my vision.
    • She looked at the letter but could not read it for the tears blurring her vision.
    • The grey seafog sweeps in, blurring the boundary between sea and land, disorientating anyone held in its spell.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-rr-)

  • [outline/image] desdibujarse, hacerse* borroso; [writing/lines] hacerse* borroso


  • everything became a blur todo se volvió borroso a blur of colors una masa de colores indistintos my recollection of the party is a blur tengo un recuerdo vago or borroso de la fiesta

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