Brincar in English | Spanish to English Translation


intransitive verb
1. (to bounce around)
a. to skip
Los niños brincaban y jugaban. The children skipped and played.
b. to jump
El conejo brincó de un lado del césped al otro.The rabbit jumped from one side of the lawn to the other.
c. to jump up and down
La niña brincaba de felicidad cuando vio su nuevo cachorro.The little girl jumped up and down with joy when she saw her new puppy.
d. to gambol
Los bebés están brincando por el jardín divirtiéndose mucho.The toddlers are gamboling about the yard having a grand old time.
2. (to jump on one leg)
a. to hop
Tiene que brincar porque se rompió una pierna. He has to hop because he broke one of his legs.
transitive verb
3. (to jump)
a. to skip
Brincar la cuerda no es sólo para niños; es un ejercicio excelente. Skipping rope is not just for children; it's great exercise.
4. (to omit)
a. to skip
Oye, ¿por qué brincaste lo mejor del cuento?Hey, why did you skip the best part of the story?
intransitive verb
1. to skip (about) (saltar)
  • brincar de alegría to jump for joy
  • está que brinca (figurative) he's hopping mad (enfadado) (peninsular Spanish)
transitive verb
[+pasaje] (en lectura) to skip; miss out;
intransitive verb
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (saltar) [+niño] to jump (up and down); (con un solo pie) to hop; [+cordero] to skip about; gambol
está que brinca he's hopping mad
brincar de cólera to fly into a rage
2 (rebotar) to bounce
pronominal verb
brincarse a algn (And) to bump sb off (muy_familiar)
Verb Conjugations for brincar
Gerund: brincando
Participle: brincado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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