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sombrero

Translation of sombrero in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • hat entró sin sombrero he came in bareheaded o/or without a hat cuando acaban el espectáculo pasan el sombrero at the end of the show they pass the hat around hay que sacarle el sombrero (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) I take my hat off to him/her quitarse or sacarse el sombrero (para saludar) to raise one's hat, to doff one's cap [anticuado/dated] (en señal de admiración) me quito el sombrero I take my hat off to her/him vertirse con sombrero ajeno (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to claim credit for sb else's achievements

Compounds

sombrero canotier

sombrero cordobés

  • [ wide-brimmed hat worn in Andalusia ]

sombrero de cogollo

sombrero de copa

sombrero de jipijapa

sombrero de tres picos

sombrero hongo

sombrero jarano

  • Mexican sombrero

sombrero nuclear

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