Translation of piel in English:


nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 [Anatomía/Anatomy] [Zoología/Zoology] skin piel grasa/seca oily o/or greasy/dry skin estirarse la piel to have a facelift las culebras cambian la piel snakes shed their skin dejarse la piel [familiar/colloquial] to sweat blood, to work one's butt off (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , to slog one's guts out (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] quitarle or sacarle a algn la piel a tiras to tear sb to shreds o/or pieces [familiar/colloquial] se me/te pone la piel de gallina I/you get gooseflesh o goose pimples o goose bumps ser de la piel del diablo or (México/Mexico) (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) ser (como) la piel de Judas [familiar/colloquial] to be a little monster o/or devil [familiar/colloquial] tener (la) piel de gallina to have gooseflesh o goose bumps o goose pimples


    piel de invierno

    piel roja

    nombre masculino y femenino/masculine and feminine noun

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