Share this entry


Translation of hornillo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 2 (cocinilla portátil)
    portable electric stove
Example sentences
  • Le dije que primero quería calentar el café, y encendí el hornillo.
  • Tampoco recalentamos empanadas en el horno de la cocina usamos el hornillo eléctrico o el microonda.
  • El fuego se originó cuando un hornillo alcanzó la ropa de cama.

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.