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American English: /ɡlɛr/
British English: /ɡlɛː/

Translation of glare in Spanish:


  • 1 countable (stare)
    mirada (feminine) (hostil, feroz, de odio etc)
    she shot him a glare of anger/defiance
    le lanzó una mirada iracunda/desafiante
    Example sentences
    • Both sides were throwing glares and looks of contempt.
    • His remark was met with various glares and dirty looks.
    • Nine of the ten pilots were sitting around on crates or boxes, talking to each other, shooting glares and dirty looks at the remaining one.
  • 2 uncountable (light)
    resplandor (masculine)
    luz (feminine) deslumbradora
    the glare of publicity
    las luces or los focos de la publicidad
    Example sentences
    • Similarly, an anti-reflection coating can be given to avoid glare from light.
    • The site is also relatively long in the east-west direction, so avoiding the sun's glare at dawn and in the late afternoon.
    • The instrument faces are coated with electro-chromatic device which regulates glare according to ambient light levels.

intransitive verb

  • 1 (stare)to glare at somebody
    fulminar a alguien con la mirada
    Example sentences
    • Anthon glared at her, angry that she wasn't doing what she was told.
    • She swallowed painfully and glared at the angry red and bleeding hole in his shoulder.
    • Joshua came back out of the bathroom wearing a scowl, and glared at the other two.
  • 2 (shine)
    the sun glared (down) relentlessly
    el sol caía implacable
    Example sentences
    • I woke to the sun glaring in my face, the bright light blinding me.
    • It was a cold and empty room, with harsh white light glaring above.
    • Above him, a bright fluorescent light was glaring down, making his head ache.

transitive verb

  • to glare defiance/hate at somebody
    lanzarle miradas desafiantes/de odio a alguien
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