planchar

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planchar(
plahn
-
chahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to remove wrinkles)
a. to iron (clothing)
Él plancha toda su ropa después de lavarla.He irons all of his clothing after washing it.
b. to straighten (hair)
Ella se plancha el pelo cada mañana para que no esté rizado.She straightens her hair every morning so that it isn't frizzy.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to appear idiotic)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. to look stupid
En casa lamo mi plato, pero en público no lo hago por no querer planchar.At home I lick my plate, but in public I don't do it because I don't want to look stupid.
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planchar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to iron
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planchar
transitive verb
1 [+ropa] to iron; [+traje] to press
prenda de no planchar non-iron garment
2 (Latinoamérica) (adular) to suck up to (familiar)
3 (México) (dejar plantado) to stand up (familiar)
intransitive verb
1 (desarrugar) to iron; do the ironing
2 (Latinoamérica) (no bailar) to be a wallflower
3 (Chile) (meter la pata) to drop a clanger (muy_familiar); (parecer absurdo) to look ridiculous
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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