el silbido
-the whistle
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (shrill sound)
a. whistle
Emití un silbido fuerte para captar su atención.I give a loud whistle to get their attention.
b. whistling
La calle estaba desierta y lo único que se escuchaba era el silbido del viento.The street was deserted and the whistling of the wind was the only thing he could hear.
c. wheezing (when breathing)
El silbido de mi esposo me irrita y no me deja dormir.My husband's wheezing irritates me and I can't sleep.
2. (hum)
a. ringing
El silbido de oídos me está dando dolor de cabeza.The ringing in my ears is giving me a headache.
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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. (sonido)
a. whistle
el silbido del vientothe whistling of the wind
2. (para abuchear, de serpiente)
a. whistle
los silbidos del público eran ensordecedoresthe whistling of the crowd was deafening
su actuación fue recibida con silbidos y abucheosher performance was greeted with hissing and booing
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1 [de persona] (con los labios) whistle; whistling; (al respirar) wheezing
2 (zumbido) hum
silbido de oídos ringing in the ears
3 (abucheo) hissing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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