Quick answer
"Fleece" is a noun which is often translated as "la lana", and "outerwear" is a noun which is often translated as "la ropa de abrigo". Learn more about the difference between "fleece" and "outerwear" below.
fleece(
flis
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wool on a sheep)
a. la lana
(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 domesticated sheep's fleece needs to be sheared on a regular basis.La lana de una oveja domesticada tiene que esquilarse con regularidad.
2. (shorn wool)
a. el vellón
(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).
Each sheep produces several kilos of fleece per year.Cada oveja produce varios kilos de vellón al año.
3. (polyester material)
a. el forro polar
(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 fleece used to make my jacket comes from recycled plastic bottles.El forro polar del que está hecha mi chaqueta procede de botellas de plástico recicladas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to swindle)
a. desplumar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She fleeced him when they got divorced.Lo desplumó cuando se divorciaron.
b. fajar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
(River Plate)
We were fleeced at that restaurant.En ese restaurante nos fajaron.
c. despelucar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
You can see straight away that this is one of those places where you get fleeced.Enseguida te das cuenta de que este es uno de esos lugares en los que te despelucan.
5. (to shear)
a. esquilar
We're going to fleece the alpacas next week.Vamos a esquilar las alpacas la semana que viene.
b. trasquilar
They fleeced the sheep and sold the wool.Trasquilaron las ovejas y vendieron la lana.
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outerwear(
au
-
tuhr
-
wehr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. la ropa de abrigo
(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).
This department store offers some of the finest outerwear in the city.Esta tienda por departamentos ofrece ropa de abrigo de la mejor que hay en la ciudad.
b. los abrigos e impermeables
(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).
All of our men's outerwear is on the second floor of the store.Todos nuestros abrigos e impermeables se encuentran en la segunda planta de la tienda.
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