curtido2


curtido2
2 = tanned, leathery, hardened.
Ex. Tanned calfskin was the commonest covering material in the sixteenth century, followed by vellum and pigskin.
Ex. Since then the sands of time have taken their toll, making my face all leathery, wizening my gaze.
Ex. There is a shift from considering children as innocent victims to viewing them as hardened criminals on a par with adults who commit similar acts.
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* curtido en la calle = street-smart.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.


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