1. (literary) (animal)
El cuadro mitológico representa a una sierpe enroscada a un árbol.The mythological painting depicts a serpent coiled around a tree.
Las sierpes reptaban sigilosamente por el desierto.The snakes were silently crawling across the desert.
2. (figurative) (spiteful person)
Marta es una auténtica sierpe. ¿No te das cuenta de que intenta enfrentarnos?Marta is a real viper. Can't you see she's trying to set us against each other?
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