doll
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
doll(
dal
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (toy)
a. la muñeca
(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).
(female)
She got a doll for her birthday.Le regalaron una muñeca por su cumpleaños.
b. el muñeco
(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).
(male)
His favorite toy was a plastic "Action Man" doll.Su juguete favorito era un muñeco de plástico "Action Man".
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pretty female)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la muñeca
(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).
Don't you think she's a doll?Es una muñeca, ¿no crees?
3. (nice person)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el ángel
(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 or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Thanks so much! You're a doll!¡Mil gracias! ¡Eres un ángel!
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 dress up; used with "up")
a. emperifollar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We need to leave work early so we can doll ourselves up for the party tonight.Tenemos que salir pronto del trabajo, así podremos emperifollarnos para la fiesta de esta noche.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
doll
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la muñeca
(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).
doll's housecasa de muñecas
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
doll [dɒl]
noun
1 (toy) muñeca (f)
2 especially (US) (girl) muñeca (f); preciosidad (f)
you're a doll to help me eres un ángel, gracias por ayudarme
modifier
doll's house (n) casa (f) de muñecas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?