An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (dark)
a. gloomy
Los dos agentes entrar al callejón sombrío para conversar.The two agents entered into the gloomy alleyway to speak.
b. shaded
Lo mejor para evitar el calor en verano es ir a lugares sombríos.The best to avoid the heat during summer is to go to shaded areas.
2. (sad)
a. somber
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Habló de manera sombría acerca de la muerte de su perro.He spoke in a somber way about the death of his dog.
b. sombre (United Kingdom)
No me gustan los cementerios porque me parecen sombríos.I don't like cemeteries because I find them sombre.
c. dismal
Las estaciones de tren abandonadas son lugares sombríos.Abandoned train stations are dismal places.
d. cheerless
La casa de mi abuela es un lugar sombrío después de todos los años sin ella allí.My grandmother's house is a cheerless place after all the years without her there.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (oscuro)
a. gloomy, dark
2. (triste, lúgubre)
a. somber, gloomy
1 (con sombra) shaded
2 (triste) [+lugar] sombre; somber; (EEUU) gloomy; dismal; [+persona, perspectiva] gloomy
(México) shady place
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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