Translation of daddy longlegs in Spanish:

daddy longlegs

Pronunciation: /ˌdædiˈlɔːŋlegz; ˌdædiˈlɒŋlegz/

n (pl daddy longlegs)

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 (harvestman) (AmE) segador (m), falangio (m)
    More example sentences
    • It belongs to an ancient version of the daddy-long-legs, which is also called ‘the harvestmen ‘apparently.’
    • Seal and caulk around vents, pipes, and windows where daddy-long-legs and insects can creep inside.
  • 2 (cranefly) (BrE) típula (f), tata Dios (m) (RPl) [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • A few fish have been taken on the dap, with crickets/grasshoppers doing the business, and the daddy-long-legs should be making an appearance soon.
    • Opening with a warp-speed ‘Loaded’ the greatest frontman in the north-west's all over the monitors like a human daddy-long-legs.

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