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skipper
American English: /ˈskɪpər/
British English: /ˈskɪpə/

Translation of skipper in Spanish:

noun

[colloquial]
  • 1 (of boat)
    patrón, (-trona) (masculine, feminine)
    capitán, (-tana) (masculine, feminine)
    (of plane) capitán, (-tana) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The skippers and ship owners may be fined £32,000 each.
    • Ransa will supply the vessel and a skipper if you need one.
    • Boat skippers can cause mishaps on the water with similarly rash behavior.
    Example sentences
    • Our skipper would serve as aircraft commander; he also was the air wing's top-hook aviator.
    • Done with maneuvers, a US Navy aircraft carrier skipper decided to let his crew vote on which port to visit for shore leave.
    • The skipper followed me as I spiralled down as slowly as possible.
  • 2 (Sport) (coach)
    entrenador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    (captain) capitán, (-tana) (masculine, feminine)
    (as form of address)
    jefe, (-fa) [colloquial]
    morning, skipper
    ¡buenas, jefe! [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Our skipper plays games against teams with dominant closers as if they are eight innings long.
    • Soames is not letting the poor form of his side drag him down and the young skipper was top scorer with 44.
    • They know, with the skipper in the side, they won't be lacking guidance and a driving force.

transitive verb

  • [colloquial]
    (boat/plane)
    capitanear
    he skippered the team to victory in 1948
    condujo al equipo a la victoria en 1948
    Example sentences
    • Simon Talbot from St Osyth was skippering a 53 ft yacht on a trip from Sweden to Cork when the accident happened.
    • Lovesick Goodman was nabbed while skippering his seven-metre yacht RoyAnna.
    • Philip, 46, skippered a yacht carrying 3.7 tonnes of cannabis - worth 11 million - from North Africa to Cornwall.
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