horrible

horrible
adjective
1. (unpleasant) 
a. horrible 
This has been a horrible day and it's not even over yet.Ha sido un día horrible y aún no se ha acabado.
b. horroroso 
The restaurant was lovely but the food was horrible.El restaurante estaba encantador, pero la comida era horrorosa.
2. (horrific) 
a. horrible 
War is a horrible experience.La guerra es una experiencia horrible.
b. espantoso 
There was a horrible accident on the highway.Hubo un accidente espantoso en la autopista.
horrible
adjective
1. (unpleasant) 
a. horrible 
how horrible!¡qué horror!
2. (unkind) 
a. antipático(a) 
to be horrible to somebodyser muy antipático(a) con alguien
horrible [ˈhɒrɪbl]
adjective
1 (unpleasant) [+food, colour, smell, thought] horroroso (informal); horrible (informal)
...a horrible smell of gas
aren't those dresses horrible? ¿a que esos vestidos son horrorosos?; ¿a que son feísimos esos vestidos?; he was the most horrible person I've ever met era la persona más mala que he conocido; you're horrible! ¡qué malo eres!
I've got a horrible feeling that ... tengo la horrible sensación de que ...
that jumper looks horrible on you ese jersey te queda horroroso or espantoso
it's all a horrible mess es un lío horroroso
we thought something horrible had happened pensamos que algo horrible había pasado
the press write some horrible things about him la prensa cuenta cosas espantosas or horribles de él
what a horrible thought! ¡qué idea tan horrible!
to be horrible to sb tratar fatal a algn (informal)
she's horrible to her sister trata fatal a su hermana; don't be horrible to your brother no seas malo con tu hermano
my maths teacher was always horrible to me she's horrible to all the patients he's horrible to all his employees
2 (horrific) [+crime, scream, accident] horrible; espantoso
he died a horrible death tuvo una muerte horrible
Phrases with "horrible"
Here are the most popular phrases with "horrible." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
how horrible
lo horrible, ¡Qué horror!
it was horrible
fue horrible

horrible

 
horrible
adjective
1. (horrifying) 
a. horrible 
La guerra es una experiencia horrible.War is a horrible experience.
b. horrific 
El terremoto del 2010 fue horrible.The 2010 earthquake was horrific.
2. (very bad) 
a. terrible 
Hoy tuve un día horrible en el trabajo.I had a terrible day at work today.
b. awful 
La comida en ese restaurante es horrible.The food in that restaurant is awful.
3. (ugly) 
a. hideous 
Ese vestido color moco está horrible.That booger-colored dress is hideous.
4. (intense) 
a. terrible 
Me dio un calambre horrible ayer que salimos a correr.I got a terrible cramp yesterday when we went running.
horrible
adjective
1. (terrorífico) 
a. horrifying, terrifying 
2. (muy malo) 
a. terrible, awful 
3. (muy feo) 
a. horrible, hideous 
horrible
adjective
1 (espantoso) [+accidente, crimen, matanza] horrific
una pesadilla horrible a horrible nightmare
2 (feo) [+persona, objeto, ropa, cuadro] hideous
ella es guapa pero su novio es horrible she's pretty but her boyfriend's hideous; hizo un tiempo horrible the weather was horrible; tienes una letra horrible your handwriting is terrible
3 (malo, perverso) horrible
¡qué hombre tan horrible! what a horrible man!
4 (insoportable) terrible
tengo un dolor de cabeza horrible I've got a terrible headache; hizo un calor horrible it was terribly hot; the heat was terrible; la conferencia fue un rollo horrible the lecture was a real drag (familiar)
Phrases with "horrible"
Here are the most popular phrases with "horrible." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
qué horrible
how horrible, how awful
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