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charade

Pronunciation: /ʃəˈreɪd; ʃəˈrɑːd/

Translation of charade in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (farse) farsa (feminine), payasada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Cyril confesses to never taking to parliament as an institution and described it as a charade and a farce.
    • This charade of an interview was nothing more than a commercial for appeasement.
    • Maybe it's time we dropped the charade and accepted that we're as brash and pushy as any New York cabbie ever was.
    1.2
    (charades (+ singular verb/+ verbo en singular))
    (game) charada (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Reading and parlour games such as charades are preferred.
    • Moll took a moment to try to decipher it, feeling like she was playing an odd parlour game of charades.
    • The evening ended with a game of charades with some very unusual and funny pub names to guess.

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