Translation of crib in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1(American English) (child's bed) cuna (feminine)Example sentences1.2
(British English) (Nativity scene) nacimiento (masculine)
- Normally, the hospital beds for infants are big cribs, but the sides come down so you can examine the baby and take care of them.
- Hand-me-downs such as cribs, bassinets, strollers, high chairs, and clothes can help save time and money.
- Shane lay on her sister's couch reading a parenting magazine while Lorna slept in her crib on the other side of the room.
belén (masculine) (Spain)Example sentences1.3
(American English) (home) casa (feminine)Example sentences1.4
- Clay modeller Joe Camilleri is well known for his nativity representations, cribs and bas-reliefs in which he takes great care with details and style, especially in his figurines.
- Pupils have brought some traditional festive cheer to a small rural village, by repairing nativity figures and a crib.
- There are 142 stalls with gift items, children's toys, figures for nativity cribs, Christmas decorations, mulled wine, grilled sausages, and gingerbread.
(New Zealand English) (holiday house) casita (feminine) de veraneo
- Mary lives wiv him in a council crib.
- So what I meant was you should come over to ma crib so we can have us a party dis Friday.
- If you do decide to travel to Châteauneuf to take in the warm sun and charming wines, don't expect a guided tour of the pope's old crib.
- 2 countable 2.1 (Agriculture) (manger)Example sentences2.2 (for storing grain)
- However, with cold weather and narrow, well-ventilated cribs, corn may be stored when grain moisture is several percentage points higher.
- One summer, about 1952, a local ranch hand and I built a hay crib at the edge of the meadow north of the Keyes house.
- She shooed away a hen that had wandered too close to the crib.
- 3 countable [colloquial] 3.1 (for cheating in exam)chuleta (feminine) or (Mexico) acordeón (masculine) or (Colombia) (Peru) comprimido (masculine) or (River Plate area) machete (masculine) or (Chile) torpedo (masculine) [colloquial]Example sentences3.2 (plagiarism)
Example sentences3.3 (translation)
- Send me your cribs and I will be eternally grateful.
- The final English texts are being rendered by 13 Cork-born poets, almost all of them working from cribs, glosses produced by an intermediate translator.
- Writing about cribs sold to explain the HSC English texts that teachers apparently aren't teaching, Michaels has this to say.
- Richard Strauss and Mahler largely get dumped, at least as far as musical cribs go, and Bloch gets to fight it out with Debussy alone.
- In a better movie, such cribs might be considered homages; here, they sully the source.
- One image is a direct crib from Millais's The rescue and so the slide set must date from after 1855.
- 4 countable (British English) [colloquial] (Games) (cribbage) → cribbageExample sentences
- I remember having my ear glued to it as my brothers and sisters played cards - most often euchre and crib.
- As in regular crib, there is luck in the run of the cards.
- As we grew older we played cards - five hundred, patience and crib.
- Now each player must discard two into the dealer's cribs.
- Any card combinations in the crib will count for the dealer, so non-dealer will try to throw cards that are unlikely to make valuable combinations.
- Each player must put exactly two cards into the crib, which will be scored for the dealer.
transitive verb -bb-
- [colloquial](answer)to crib something
fromo [slang] offsomething/somebodyhe cribbed whole paragraphs from the encyclop(a)ediacopió párrafos enteros de la enciclopediashe cribbed the answer from her classmatele copió la respuesta a su compañeraExample sentences
- Most of the directorial flourishes that do work here are unfortunately cribbed from more successful movies.
- A 19-year-old Harvard undergraduate who had struck a book deal worth a reputed half-million dollars, came unstuck when it emerged that whole chunks of her debut novel had been cribbed from another writer.
- I'm almost positive the title was cribbed from Yeats.
intransitive verb -bb-
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