la camisa
-the shirt
See the entry for camisa.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (clothing)
a. shirt
Me voy a poner la camisa que me regalaste.I'm going to wear the shirt you gave me.
b. button-down shirt
La fiesta es formal. Debes ponerte una camisa, no una camiseta.The party is formal. You should wear a button-down shirt, not a t-shirt.
2. (cover)
a. jacket (book)
Si a un libro le falta la camisa, puede que sea robado.If a book is missing its jacket, it might be stolen.
b. casing (cables)
Ten mucho cuidado con esos cables; se les está pelando la camisa.Be careful with those cables; the casing is peeling.
3. (outer layer of snakeskin)
a. slough
Pela el ojo, porque acabo de ver la camisa de una serpiente de cascabel.Keep your eyes peeled, because I just saw the slough of a rattlesnake.
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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. (prenda)
a. shirt
camisa de fuerzastraitjacket
2. (de serpiente)
a. slough, skin
3. (technology)
a. lining
4. (expresiones)
jugarse hasta la camisato stake everything
meterse en camisa de once varasto complicate matters unnecessarily
mudar o cambiar de camisato change sides
no le llega la camisa al cuerposhe's scared stiff
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1 (prenda) shirt
cambiar de camisa to change sides
cada dos por tres está cambiándose la camisa, unas veces apoya a la derecha, otras a la izquierda
jugarse hasta la camisa to put one's shirt on it (familiar); bet one's last penny
no llegarle a algn la camisa al cuerpo
no le llegaba la camisa al cuerpo he was simply terrified
meterse en camisa de once varas to get into it way over one's head
tratandose de un mendigo sin nombre, sobre el que carecemos de datos, no nos vamos a meter en camisas de once varas mientras no lo reclame alguien en cuanto usted tenga la notificación, pienso yo, y es meterme un poco en camisa de once varas, debería comunicárselo a un abogado
perder hasta la camisa to lose everything; lose the shirt off one's back
camisa de dormir nightdress
camisa de fuerza straitjacket
2 (Latinoamérica) garment; article of clothing
3 (piel) [de serpiente] slough; [de guisante, trigo] skin
4 (Mecánica) case; casing
camisa de agua water jacket
camisa de gas gas mantle
5 [de libro] dust jacket
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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