fiend
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fiend(
find
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supernatural being)
a. el demonio
(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).
The children dressed up as witches, monsters, and fiends for Halloween.Los niños se disfrazaron como brujas, monstruos y demonios para Halloween.
b. el diablo
(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).
The picture was a strange mixture of fiends and fairies.El cuadro es una extraña mezcla de diablos y hadas.
2. (cruel person)
a. el desalmado
(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).
, la desalmada
(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).
The police arrested the fiend who conned that poor old lady.La policía arrestó al desalmado que estafó a aquella anciana.
b. el malvado
(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).
, la malvada
(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).
Some fiend knocked me over the head and stole my wallet.Un malvado me golpeó en la cabeza y me robó la cartera.
3. (mischievous person)
a. el demonio
(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).
Your son is a fiend. He's been playing pranks on the other students all day.Tu hijo es un demonio. Ha estado gastándole bromas a los otros estudiantes todo el día.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(addict)
a. el maníaco
(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).
, la maníaca
(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).
Brad is a sex fiend, and is now seeking counselling.Brad es maníaco sexual y ahora va a ir a terapia.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Marcos is a drug fiend, and it seems we'll have to send him to rehab.Marcos es drogadicto, y aparentemente, vamos a tener que enviarlo a un centro de rehabilitación.
The cocaine fiend had to undergo surgery to repair his deviated septum.El cocainómano tenía que someterse a cirugía para reparar su tabique desviado.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(maniac)
a. el fanático
(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).
, la fanática
(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).
Anthony is a car fiend and he loves to see F1 car races.Anthony es fanático de los coches y le encanta ver las carreras de F1.
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fiend
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (demon)
a. el demonio
(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).
my boss is a fiend for punctualitymi jefe está obsesionado con la puntualidad
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fiend [fiːnd]
noun
1 (devil) demonio (m); diablo (m)
2 (person) malvadoamalvada (m) (f);a malvada
3 (addict)
drugs fiend drogadictoadrogadicta (m) (f);a drogadicta sex fiend maníaco (m) sexual
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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