- 1 1.1 (miedo, angustia) me causa horror ver esas escenas it horrifies me to see those scenes el horror que causó or produjo la matanza the feeling of horror o the horror which the massacre provoked los exámenes me producen horror I have an absolute horror o dread of exams les tengo horror a los hospitales I'm terrified of hospitals 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (uso hiperbólico) ¡qué horror! how awful o terrible!, that's awful o terrible! ¡qué horror de mujer! what an awful o appalling woman!, what a dreadful o ghastly woman! (BrE) había un horror de gente there were a tremendous number of people there [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.