zapatear
intransitive verb
1. (to make a lot of noise with one's feet) 
Los niños zapatearon en clase en protesta por el castigo del profesor.The children stamped their feet in class in protest at the teacher's punishment.
b. to stamp 
Los aficionados zapatearon en el suelo celebrando la victoria de su equipo.The fans stamped on the floor in celebration of their team's win.
2. (to drum one's foot lightly) 
Mi padre se quedó sentado zapateando a la espera de los resultados médicos.My father sat tapping his foot as he waited for his medical results.
3. (dance) 
El guitarrista acompañaba al bailaor mientras zapateaba.The guitar player accompanied the flamenco dancer as he tap-danced.
El ritmo que creó el bailarín al zapatear era muy pegadizo.The rhythm created by the dancer tapping his feet was really catchy.
c. to stamp one's feet (heavily) 
Ahora los bailarines zapatean fuerte.Now the dancers stamp their feet loudly.
4. (nautical) 
a. to flap 
Las velas empezaron a zapatear cuando el viento comenzó a soplar fuerte.The sails started to flap as the wind rose.
transitive verb
5. (to stomp one's feet on) 
a. to stamp 
Los espectadores gritaban y zapateaban el suelo.The spectators shouted and stamped the floor.
zapatear
intransitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to stamp one's feet 
zapatear
intransitive verb
1 (dar golpecitos) to tap one's feet; (bailar) to tap-dance
2 [+conejo] to thump
3 [+vela] to flap violently
transitive verb
1 (dar golpecitos en) to tap with one's foot
2 (patear) to boot (familiar)
3 (maltratar) to ill-treat; treat roughly
Verb Conjugations for zapatear
Gerund: zapateando
Participle: zapateado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yozapateozapateézapateabazapatearíazapatearé
zapateaszapateastezapateabaszapatearíaszapatearás
él/ella/Ud.zapateazapateózapateabazapatearíazapateará
nosotroszapateamoszapateamoszapateábamoszapatearíamoszapatearemos
vosotroszapateáiszapateasteiszapateabaiszapatearíaiszapatearéis
ellos/ellas/Uds.zapateanzapatearonzapateabanzapatearíanzapatearán
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