Share this entry

American English: /(h)juˈmɪliˌeɪt/
British English: /hjʊˈmɪlɪeɪt/

Translation of humiliate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • They stripped him of his dignity and tried humiliating him by showing him throughout the world.
    • If I'm out in public with a woman who is doing her best to embarrass or humiliate me, I'll walk away.
    • I've known my friend for a long time, but she humiliates me in front of my other friends.

Definition of humiliate in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
    Cultural fact of the day


    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.