Desesperado in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary

desesperado

  
desesperado, -a
adjective
1. desperate
  • en un intento desesperado, -a por huir del incendio in a desperate attempt to escape from the fire
  • lo hice porque estaba desesperado, -a I did it out of desperation
  • gritaba desesperado, -a que lo ayudaran he was screaming frantically for them to help him
  • (hacer algo) a la desesperada (to do something) in desperation
desesperadoa desesperada
adjective
1 (sin esperanza) [+persona] desperate; [+caso, situación] hopeless
estar desesperado de algo to have despaired of sth; have lost hope of sth
2 [+esfuerzo] furious; frenzied
como un desesperado like mad; come como una desesperada she eats as if she were half-starved
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