Torpe in English | Spanish to English Translation
1. clumsy (sin destreza, sin tacto)
  • sus movimientos son torpes her movements are clumsy
  • torpe con las manos ham-fisted(que rompe las cosas) (especially British), ham-handed; (United States) butter-fingered (que deja caer las cosas)
  • es muy torpe conduciendo he's a terrible driver
2. slow, dim-witted (sin inteligencia)
1 (poco ágil) [+persona] clumsy; [+movimiento] ungainly
¡qué torpe eres, ya me has vuelto a pisar! you're so clumsy, you've trodden on my foot again!; un hombre de torpes andares a man with an ungainly walk
2 (necio) dim; slow
soy muy torpe para la informática I'm very dim o slow when it comes to computers; es bastante torpe y nunca entiende las lecciones he's a bit dim o slow, he never understands the lessons
3 (sin tacto) clumsy
¡qué torpe soy! me temo que la he ofendido how clumsy o stupid of me! I'm afraid I've offended her
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