Suave in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
suave
[swɑːv]
adjective
1. fino(a), cortés ; zalamero(a), lisonjero(a) (Pej)
suave [swɑːv]
adjective
fino
he is a suave, cool and cultured man
hábil;
suave
adjective
1. (pleasant to the touch)
a. smooth
Ella lijó la madera hasta estar suave al tacto.She sanded the wood until it was smooth to the touch.
b. soft
La cama es cómoda porque tiene un colchón suave.The bed is comfortable because it has a soft mattress.
2. (subtle)
a. mild
La salsa tiene un sabor suave que complementa la carne.The sauce has a mild flavor that complements the meat.
3. (personable)
a. gentle
Él tiene un carácter suave; no le haría daño a nadie.He has a gentle way about him; he wouldn't hurt anyone.
b. pleasant
Prefiero rodearme de gente suave.I prefer to surround myself with pleasant people.
c. smooth
Es una mujer suave, hechizará a cualquier hombre.She's a smooth woman, she'll charm any man.
suave
adjective
1. soft (al tacto)
2. smooth (liso, no brusco)
  • este coche tiene la dirección muy suave this car has very smooth steering
3. delicate (sabor, olor, color)
  • este curry está bastante suave this curry is quite mild
4. gentle (apacible) (persona, carácter); mild (clima)
5. gentle (fácil, lento) (cuesta, tarea, ritmo)
6. pleasant (informal) (agradable) (Mexican Spanish)
adverb
7. all right, fine (informal) (de acuerdo) (Mexican Spanish)
suave
adjective
1 (liso) [+superficie] smooth; even; [+piel, pasta] smooth
2 (no fuerte) [+color, movimiento, brisa, reprimenda] gentle; [+clima, sabor] mild; [+trabajo] easy; [+operación mecánica] smooth; easy; [+melodía, voz] soft; sweet; [+ruido] low; [+olor] slight; [+droga] soft
suave como el terciopelo smooth as silk; like velvet
3 [+persona, personalidad] gentle; sweet
estuvo muy suave conmigo he was very sweet to me; he behaved very nicely to me
4 (Chile) (México) (grande) big; huge; (destacado) outstanding
5 (México) (atractivo) good-looking; fanciable (familiar); (estupendo) great (familiar); fabulous (familiar)
¡suave! great idea! (familiar); right on! (familiar); (EEUU)
6
dar la suave (Latinoamérica) (halagar) to flatter
adverb
1 (Latinoamérica) [+sonar] softly; quietly
2 (México)
toca suave she plays beautifully
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