amoratado
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. purplish
Tiene un color amoratado, similar al de las moras.It's purplish in color, similar to the color of mulberries.
2. (affected by bruising)
a. bruised
El hombre golpeado tenía los brazos y las piernas amoratadas.The man who'd been beaten up had bruised arms and legs.
b. black
¿Por qué tienes el ojo amoratado? - Ayer me peleé.How did you get that black eye? - I got into a fight yesterday.
c. black and blue
Los rivales eran agresivos. Me dejaron las piernas amoratadas.Our opponents were aggressive. My legs ended up black and blue.
3. (affected by the cold)
a. blue
Saqué la mano del agua fría y tenía los dedos amoratados.When I took my hand out of the cold water, my fingers were blue.
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amoratado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de frío)
a. blue
2. (por golpes)
a. black and blue
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
amoratado
adjective
(morado) purple; purplish; (de frío) blue; (golpeado) black and blue; bruised
ojo amoratado black eye; shiner (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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