mole
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
mole(
mol
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (spot on skin)
a. el lunar
(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).
I have a mole on the lower left side of my face.Tengo un lunar en la parte inferior izquierda de la cara.
2. (animal)
a. el topo
(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).
It was a mole that dug all these holes in the garden.Fue un topo el que hizo todos esos agujeros en el jardín.
3. (infiltrator)
a. el topo
(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 CIA was certain that there was a mole in their ranks.La CIA tenía la certeza de que había un topo en sus filas.
b. el espía
(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 espía
(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).
There is a mole leaking company secrets.Hay un espía que está filtrando secretos de la empresa.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
mole
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal, spy)
a. el topo
(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).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
mole [məʊl]
noun
(Anat) lunar (m)
mole [məʊl]
noun
1 (Zool) topo (m)
2 (spy) topo (m); espía (m)
mole [məʊl]
noun
(Náut) espigón (m); rompeolas (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
mole
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
mole(
moh
-
leh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (hunk)
a. bulk
El edificio era una mole de piedra y cristal.The building was a bulk of stone and glass.
b. mass
El parque es una mole de madera y acero en vez de follaje.The park is a mass of wood and steel instead of greenery.
c. pile
Hay una mole de documentos esperándote.There is a pile of documents waiting for you.
d. block
Esa cosa no es una mesa; solo es una mole de madera.That thing's not a table; it's just a block of wood.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. mole
Mi abuela hacía el mejor mole del pueblo.My grandmother made the best mole in town.
b. mole sauce
¿Vas a guisar el cerdo con mole o con salsa de champiñones?Are you going to make the pork with mole sauce or mushroom sauce?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
mole
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. hulk
2. (general)
a. thick, cooked chilli sauce
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
mole
(masa) mass; bulk; (edificio) pile
la enorme mole del buque the vast bulk of the ship; ese edificio/hombre es una mole that building/man is massive; se sentó con toda su mole he sat down with his full bulk o weight
mole (México)
(salsa) thick chilli sauce; (plato) meat in chilli sauce
ser el mole de algn to be sb's favourite thing
mole de olla meat stew
mole poblano meat dish from Puebla
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
Phrases with "mole"
Here are the most popular phrases with "mole." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
naked mole rat
la rata topo desnuda
mole sauce
mole
Phrases with "mole"
Here are the most popular phrases with "mole." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
mole poblano
mole poblano
receta del mole
mole recipe
tu mero mole
your jam
mero mole
jam
receta para el mole
mole recipe
tamal de mole
mole tamale
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