frill
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frill(
frihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fabric)
a. el volante
(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).
That little girl's dress has so many frills.El vestido de esa niña pequeña tiene un montón de volantes.
2. (something superfluous)
a. la floritura
(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).
Of course, my millionaire aunt chose to get a car with all the frills.Por supuesto, mi tía millonaria eligió comprar un coche con todas las florituras.
b. el adorno
(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 phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
That hotel has no frills but it's got all the basics covered.Ese hotel no tiene ningún adorno pero sí tiene cubiertos todos los básicos.
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frill
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el volante
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
without frillssin florituras
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frill [frɪl]
noun
1 (on dress etc) volante (m)
2 frills adornos (m)
a package holiday without frills unas vacaciones organizadas de lo más sencillo or sin grandes lujos; frills and furbelows encajes (m) y puntillas (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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