Quick answer
"Crawler" is a noun which is often translated as "el tractor oruga", and "walker" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la transeúnte". Learn more about the difference between "crawler" and "walker" below.
crawler
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehicle)
a. el tractor oruga
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The crawler cleared a path about 15 meters wide and 200 meters long.El tractor oruga despejó un camino de unos 15 metros de ancho y 200 metros de largo.
2. (computing)
a. el rastreador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Crawlers analyze content before humans look at it.Los rastreadores analizan el contenido antes de que los humanos los vean.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person who grovels) (United Kingdom)
a. el adulador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la aduladora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Melinda came in followed by her entourage of crawlers.Melinda entró seguida de su séquito de aduladores.
b. el chupamedias
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la chupamedias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The crawlers rushed to greet the boss when he arrived from his trip.Los chupamedias se apresuraron a saludar al jefe cuando llegó de su viaje.
c. el pelota
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la pelota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The prince had no idea what people really thought. He was surrounded all the time by crawlers.El príncipe no tenía ni idea de lo que la gente realmente pensaba, estaba rodeado todo el tiempo de pelotas.
d. el lambiscón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la lambiscona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The commander yelled at Kurt and told him to stop acting like a crawler.El comandante le gritó a Kurt y le dijo que dejara de actuar como un lambiscón.
e. el lambón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la lambona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Jorge was the dictator's faithful crawler for years and he benefited financially from the arrangement.Jorge fue el fiel lambón del dictador durante años y se benefició financieramente de ese arreglo.
4. (automobile) (United Kingdom)
a. el vehículo lento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I got stuck behind a crawler going into Burley.Me quedé atascado detrás de un vehículo lento entrando a Burley.
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walker(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person who walks)
a. el transeúnte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la transeúnte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I find slow walkers in the mall irritating when I'm in a hurry.Me irritan los transeúntes lentos en el centro comercial cuando tengo prisa.
b. el paseante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la paseante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A large group of elderly walkers get together every morning to walk around the park.Un grupo grande de paseantes mayores se juntan cada mañana para caminar por el parque.
c. el peatón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la peatona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The downtown streets have been closed to cars and now they are full of walkers.Las calles del centro se han cerrado a los coches y ahora están llenas de peatones.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Jorge is a really slow walker.Jorge camina bien despacio.
My parents are keen walkers.Mis padres son muy aficionados a caminar.
2. (sports)
a. el marchador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la marchadora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Otis is training to be a walker in the 20-kilometer race walk in the Olympics.Otis está entrenando para ser un marchador en la marcha atlética de 20 kilometros en los Juegos Olímpicos.
3. (hiker)
a. el excursionista
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la excursionista
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A group of seven walkers set out to explore California's Sierra Nevada.Un grupo de siete excursionistas partieron para explorar la Sierra Nevada de California.
4. (support frame)
a. el andador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Nico would run around the house with a walker when he was a baby.Nico corría por toda la casa con un andador cuando era bebé.
b. la andadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Omar can't walk very far these days and needs his walker when he goes out for groceries.Omar no puede caminar mucho hoy en día y necesita la andadera cuando sale a comprar.
c. el tacatá
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Carolina started walking with a walker at eight months.Carolina empezó a caminar con un tacatá a los ocho meses.
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