fame
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
fame(
feym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fama
(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).
In all honesty, it was her natural talent and hard work that brought her fame and fortune.Con toda sinceridad, fueron su talento natural y su arduo trabajo los que le dieron su fama y fortuna.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
fame
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fama
(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).
to seek fame and fortunebuscar fama y fortuna
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fame [feɪm]
noun
fama (f)
Margaret Mitchell, of "Gone with the Wind" fame Margaret Mitchell, famosa por su novela "Lo que el viento se llevó"; fame and fortune fama (f) y fortuna (f)
...her rise to fame and fortune as a dramatist
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Showing results for infame.
infame
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
infame(
eem
-
fah
-
meh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (infamous)
a. despicable
Luis es una persona infame con la que hay que tener cuidado.Luis is a despicable person with whom you should be careful.
b. unspeakable
La conducta del taxista fue infame y por eso lo denunciamos.The taxi driver's behavior was unspeakable, and that's why we reported him.
c. vile
Pocas cosas son tan infames como explotar a las personas para obtener beneficios.Few things are as vile as exploiting people for a profit.
2. (very bad)
a. dreadful
Aunque es un excelente comediante, es un músico infame.Although he's an excellent comedian, he's a dreadful musician.
b. awful
Lamentablemente, en las vacaciones nos tocó un tiempo infame.Unfortunately, we had awful weather during our holiday.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (despicable person)
a. villain
El infame intentó atacar al rey con sus armas.The villain tried to attack the king with his weapons.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
infame
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. vile, base
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
infame
adjective
(odioso) [+persona] odious; [+tarea] thankless
esto es infame this is monstrous
vile person; villain
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
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