barba
feminine noun
1. beard
  • apurarse la barba -> to shave close
  • dejarse barba -> to grow a beard
  • barbas -> beard; (de persona) barbel (de pez)
  • un hombre con toda la barba -> a real man
  • por barba -> per head (cada uno) (peninsular Spanish)
  • lo hizo en sus (propias) barbas -> he did it right under her nose
  • reírse de alguien en sus propias barbas -> to laugh in somebody's face
  • barba incipiente -> stubble

barba [bar’-bah’]
noun
1. Chin. (f)
2. Beard, the hair which grows on the chin. (f)
3. The first swarm of bees which leaves the hive. (f)
  • Barba cabruna -> (Bot.) yellow goat's-beard
  • Barba de Aarón -> (Bot.) green dragon arum
  • Barba de cabra or cabrón -> goat's-beard
  • Amarrado a barba de gato -> (Naut.) moored by the head
  • Temblar la barba -> to shake with fear
  • Barba a barba -> face to face
  • A barba regada -> in great plenty
  • Barba cabosa -> noble, earnest fellow
  • A la barba -> en la barba, to his face, in his presence
  • Por barba -> a head, apiece
  • A polla por barba -> every man his bird
noun
4. Actor who acts the part of old men. (m)
5. (m)
noun, plural
6. The portion of rays opposite to the tail of a comet; the head.
7. Slender roots of trees or plants; fibres. (Botany)
  • Barbas enredadas -> a full hawse
  • Barbas de ballena -> whale bone
  • Barbas de gallo -> wattle
  • Barbas honradas -> A respectable or honorable man
  • Cuales barbas -> tales tobajas, treat every one with due respect
  • De tal barba -> tal escama
  • Decir a uno en sus barbas alguna cosa -> to tell a man a thing to his face
  • Echarlo a las barbas -> to reproach a man with something
  • Hacer la barba -> 1. To shave, to take off beard. 2. To suck up to somebody.
  • Mentir por la barba -> to tell a barefaced lie
  • Pelarse las barbas -> to fly into a violent passion
  • Subirse a las barbas -> to fly in one's face
  • Tener buenas barbas -> to have a graceful mien: applied to a fine woman
  • Echar a la buena barba -> to induce one to pay for what he and his companions have eaten and drunk
  • Andar -> estar, or traer la barba sobre el hombro
  • Tener pocas barbas -> to be young or inexperienced
  • Hacerse la barba -> to shave oneself
  • Hacer la barba a alguno -> (Amer.) to flatter, to cajole
we must expect people to act in accordance with their condition and education. to wear one's face on one's shoulder, to be alert, to live watchful and careful.

barba
1 (pelo) beard
llevar o tener barba to have a beard; lleva o tiene barba de tres días he's got three days' stubble; he's got three days' growth of beard; tiene la barba cerrada o muy poblada he's got a very thick beard; his beard grows thickly; arreglarse o hacerse o recortarse la barba to trim one's beard; dejarse barba: me estoy dejando barba I'm growing a beard; por barba: dos naranjas por barba two oranges apiece o per head
colgar barbas al santo to give sb his due
hacer algo en las barbas de algn to do sth right under sb's nose
hacerle la barba a algn (México) (adular) to fawn on sb; flatter sb
llevar a algn de la barba to lead sb by the nose
mentir por la barba to lie through one's teeth
tener pocas barbas to be inexperienced
a barba regalada abundantly
subirse a las barbas de algn to be cheeky to sb
tirarse de las barbas to be tearing one's hair (out)
un hombre con toda la barba a real man; a regular guy (familiar); (EEUU)
cuando las barbas de tu vecino veas pelar pon las tuyas a remojar you should learn from other people's mistakes
barba de chivo goatee (beard)
barba honrada distinguished personage
2 (mentón) chin
3 [de ave] wattle; [de mejillón, cabra] beard
barba de ballena whalebone
4 (Botánica) [de raíz] beard
(Teat) (papel) old man's part; (actor) performer of old men's roles; (villano) villain;

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