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buggy

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌgi/

Translation of buggy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -gies)

  • 1 1.1 (two-wheeled) sulky (masculine), calesa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • If the horse-drawn buggy is your normal means of transportation then the automobile is wondrous.
    • More Cubans rely on horse and buggies than automobiles.
    • On several occasions I passed men on horse-drawn buggies and women threshing wheat by hand.
    1.2 (four-wheeled) calesa (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Shortly, a small pile covered by an American flag was brought out in an open buggy.
    • There aren't even any cars - a golf buggy is about as much as you'll squeeze up its Toytown streets with their cluster s of sugar-cube houses.
    • Jack heaved himself from the well-worn seat of a golf buggy that had seen better years and grinned as his tanned wrist reached for a trusty 9-iron.
  • 2
    (baby buggy)
    (baby carriage) (American English/inglés norteamericano) cochecito (masculine); (pushchair) (British English/inglés británico) sillita (feminine) de paseo ([ plegable ])
    Example sentences
    • They would offer low-floor, easy access for parents with pushchairs and buggies, people in wheelchairs and the elderly, making public transport more accessible.
    • A notice on the door proclaimed ‘Unfortunately we have no room for buggies or pushchairs’.
    • For example the boot can take a child buggy and golf clubs, both items lying flat on the floor, between the rear wheel arches, without having to utilise the folding seat facility.
  • 3 (motor vehicle) dune buggy buggy (feminine) or (masculine) golf buggy carro (masculine) de golf

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