beastly

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beastly
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (similar to an animal)
a. bestial
Jorge was suddenly overcome with a beastly hunger, and he began to eat everything in sight.A Jorge le sobrevino un hambre bestial y empezó a comer todo lo que tenía delante.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(powerful)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. bestial
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
You have to have a beastly computer to handle that kind of software.Hay que tener una computadora bestial para poder usar ese tipo de software.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(unpleasant)
a. horroroso
You should see the beastly decor they've got in their house.Tienes que ver la horrorosa decoración que tienen en su casa.
b. horrible
We've had beastly weather all week.Ha hecho tiempo horrible toda la semana.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(unkind)
a. cruel
You've been positively beastly to your brother this entire trip.Has sido muy cruel con tu hermano todo este viaje.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(used to express frustration)
a. maldito
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Where's that beastly keyring?¿Dónde está ese maldito llavero?
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beastly
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (colloquial)
a. horroroso(a) (smell, taste)
to be beastly to somebodyportarse como un canalla con alguien
what beastly weather!¡qué tiempo tan horrible!
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beastly [ˈbiːstlɪ]
adjective
beastlier (comparative)beastliest (superlative)
1 (horrid) espantoso
that was a beastly thing to do eso sí que fue cruel; you were beastly to me te portaste muy mal conmigo; where's that beastly book? ¿dónde está el maldito libro ese?
2 (animal) bestial
adverb
(Britain)
it's beastly awkward es terriblemente difícil; it's beastly cold hace un frío de muerte
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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