Translation of wave in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (of water) to ride the waves [literary]to make wavessurcar los mares [literary]causar problemasExample sentences1.2 (in hair) she has a natural wave to her hair
1.3 (Physics)tiene el pelo naturalmente onduladoExample sentences
- He had anticipated this move though for as soon as she broke the surface a wave of water hit her.
- The sound of the waves breaking on the shore is a fine way to fall asleep.
- While the guys attempted to body surf the waves, the girls laid out on the sand to tan.
- Her long dark blonde hair had a natural wave and hung half to her waist.
- We finger-styled Tamara's hair fresh out of the shower, coaxing out the natural wave in her otherwise pin-straight hair.
- Standing at well over six feet, he had long, dark hair with a slight wave to it that just brushed his shoulders.
- 2 (surge, movement) a wave of revolutionary fervora wave of nausea came over himuna oleada de fervor revolucionariothere has been a wave of attacksle vinieron náuseasha habido una oleada de asaltosExample sentences
- So will one the features of this new age - in addition to the welcome growth in sexual openness - be a terrible wave of increased sexual assaults?
- Momentum was increased by a fresh wave of Russian pogroms in 1903.
- The United States also pledged $350m to help tsunami victims, a tenfold increase over its first wave of aid.
- 1 1.1 (shake, swing)(handkerchief/flag)she waved her hand sadlyto wave something in the airhizo adiós con la mano, llena de tristezastop waving those papers under my nose!agitar algo en el aireto wave something around¡deja de restregarme esos papeles por las narices!she waved her stick at themagitar algosmiling, she waved the letter at him to wave goodbyelos amenazó agitando su bastón en el aire or blandiendo su bastónshe waved him goodbyehacer adiós con la mano1.2 (direct) See examples: I was waved to one sidele hizo adiós con la manothe policeman waved us onme apartó con un gestoel policía nos hizo señas para or de que siguiéramos adelanteExample sentences
- Chad smiled and waved his hand, shaking his head.
- As you sing the song the next time, you wave your left hand in time with the music.
- They have no use for the dignified thumb sign, but wave their hands recklessly in an attempt to attract the rider and somehow get him to stop.
- 2 (curl) I had my hair wavedme marqué or me ondulé el peloExample sentences
- For the model above the hair was waved with a stacked perm at the back of the neck to get volume up to the occipital bone, and layered and textured through the front.
- She wore, black strappy high heeled sandals and her long dark hair was waved to perfection.
- He was in his forties, she guessed, with thick, dark, waved hair and big baby-blue eyes.
- 1 (signal) See examples:to wave
ato tosomebody(to say goodbye)hacerle adiós aalguien con la mano(in greeting)(to attract attention) See examples: he waved at o to me to come over she waved up/across at mesaludar a alguien con la manome hizo señas desde abajo/desde el otro ladoExample sentences
- I saw her mom's face looking from the window and I waved, but she disappeared behind the curtain.
- I waved out the window to my friends, dreading the conversation I was going to have with my parents when I got home.
- His eyes caught sight of Henry standing behind the window, and he waved cheerfully at him as well.
- As he passed, merchants and shoppers smiled and waved their greetings.
- There are ready smiles from residents who wave their greetings as we eventually head off the road and towards a small clutch of humble wooden dwellings.
- I waved greetings in the general direction of the blokes, and smiled at the girls.
- 2 (sway, flutter)(corn/trees)agitarsemecerse con el vientoExample sentences
- Jamie lifted his head and looked at the green tent as it flapped and waved in the wind and rain.
- You could barely see the folk for the flags waving.
- And there's American flags waving in the background, and plenty of 'em.
- he waved me aside
- she waved the flies away
- we were waved down by a policeman
- we waved them off until the ship was out of sight
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