ropa


ropa
f.
1 clothes.
ligero de ropa scantily clad
nadar y guardar la ropa (figurative) to cover one's back
ropa de abrigo warm clothes
ropa blanca linen
ropa de cama bed linen
ropa deportiva sportswear
ropa de diseño designer clothes
ropa hecha ready-to-wear clothes
ropa para el hogar linen and curtains
ropa interior underwear
ropa interior femenina lingerie
ropa de invierno winter clothing
ropa de sport casual clothes
ropa sucia laundry, washing (para lavar)
ropa de trabajo working clothes
ropa usada second-hand o old clothes
2 clothing, clothes, wear, apparel.
* * *
ropa
nombre femenino
1 clothing, clothes plural
ropa de invierno winter clothes
ropa de esquí ski wear
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FRASEOLOGÍA
a quema ropa figurado at point-blank range
hay ropa tendida figurado watch what you say
la ropa sucia se lava en casa one should not wash one's dirty linen in public
ropa blanca linen, household linen
ropa de cama bed linen
ropa hecha COSTURA ready-made clothes
ropa interior underwear
ropa vieja COCINA meat stew
* * *
noun f.
clothing, clothes
- ropa sucia
* * *
SF clothes pl

¡quítate esa ropa tan sucia! — take those dirty clothes off!

siempre lleva ropa pasada de moda — he always wears old-fashioned clothes

voy a cambiarme de ropa — I'm going to change (my clothes)

tender la ropa — to hang out the washing

ropa blanca — (=ropa interior) underwear; (=ropa de cama, manteles) linen; [para la lavadora] whites pl

ropa de cama — bed linen

ropa de color — coloureds pl , coloreds pl (EEUU)

ropa de deporte — sportswear

ropa de mesa — table linen

ropa de trabajo — work clothes pl

ropa hecha — ready-made clothes pl , off-the-peg clothes pl

ropa interior — underwear

ropa íntima — LAm underwear

ropa para lavar, ropa sucia — dirty washing, dirty clothes pl , laundry

ropa usada — secondhand clothes pl

ropa vieja — esp Méx (Culin) meat stew

* * *
femenino clothes (pl)

cambiarse de ropa — to get changed, to change (one's clothes)

la ropa sucia — the dirty laundry

ropa usada — secondhand clothes

tengo un montón de ropa para planchar — I've got a stack of ironing to do

comprar la ropa hecha — to buy ready-to-wear clothes

iba ligera de ropa(s) — she was scantily clad

a quema ropa — ver quemarropa

hay ropa tendida — (fam) walls have ears

la ropa sucia se lava en casa — one shouldn't wash one's dirty linen in public

nadar y guardar la ropa — (fam) to hedge one's bets

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= clothing, apparel, raiment, clothes, weeds, wear, clobber, togs, duds.
Nota: Uso coloquial.
Ex. Permission has been granted to introduce a system of surveillance licensing for the purpose of monitoring imports of low-priced goods, such as clothing and footwear originating in non-EC countries.
Ex. This firm is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and sales distribution of branded women's apparel.
Ex. He was swept across the intersection by a miscellaneous crowd of anxious, energetic persons in search of business or raiment or nourishment or whatever.
Ex. But the idea of buying books as you buy clothes or groceries is an alien one.
Ex. The respectable young woman (her weeds again in immaculate condition hardly suggestive of many days spent travelling afoot) looked with innocent curiosity.
Ex. Unlike most of the fashion world, the styles of formal attire take their names from men's wear rather than female attire.
Ex. I hope you are feeling flamboyant guys because Elton John is selling off his clobber for charity again.
Ex. Their togs literally froze on their bodies, and when they came out for the second half they were all but encased in ice.
Ex. In the past, she's relied overly much on her ready laugh, lean looks, and willingness to doff her duds.
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* armario de la ropa blanca = linen closet, linen cupboard.
* cesta de la ropa sucia = linen basket, wash basket.
* cesta de ropa = laundry tub.
* cesto de la ropa sucia = laundry basket, linen basket, wash basket.
* compañía de confección de ropa = clothing company.
* compañía de ropa = clothing company.
* cuerda de colgar la ropa = clothesline [clothes line].
* cuerda de tender la ropa = washing line, clothesline [clothes line].
* exprimidor de ropa = wringers.
* fabricante de ropa = clothing company.
* lavado de la ropa = laundering.
* lavar la ropa = wash + clothes.
* llevar ropa puesta = wear + clothing.
* plancha de la ropa = flat-iron.
* polilla de la ropa = clothes moth.
* ponerse la ropa rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes.
* prenda de ropa interior = undergarment.
* quitar(se) la ropa = undress.
* ropa blanca = whites.
* ropa de abrigo = warm clothing.
* ropa de baño = swimwear, togs.
* ropa de calle = street clothes.
* ropa de cama = bed linen, bedding.
* ropa de casa = loungewear.
* ropa de color = coloureds [coloreds, -USA].
* ropa de deporte = gym gear, sportswear, sports gear.
* ropa de diseño = designer clothes, designer clothes.
* ropa de disfraz = masquerade costume, fancy dress.
* ropa de dormir = nightwear, sleepwear.
* ropa de estar en casa = loungewear.
* ropa de luto = weeds.
* ropa de paisano = civilian clothes.
* ropa deportiva = sportswear.
* ropa de segunda mano = second-hand clothes.
* ropa de trabajo = work clothes.
* ropa elegante = glad rags.
* ropa heredada = left-off, cast-off, hand-me-down.
* ropa informal = casual clothes, informal dress, casual wear.
* ropa interior = underwear, undies, underclothes.
* ropa usada = second-hand clothes, left-off, cast-off, hand-me-down.
* ropa vieja = bubble and squeak.
* secadora de la ropa = clothes drier.
* sólo con la ropa interior puesta = in + Posesivo + underclothes.
* suavizante de la ropa = fabric softener, fabric conditioner.
* tienda de ropa = dress shop, clothing store.
* * *
femenino clothes (pl)

cambiarse de ropa — to get changed, to change (one's clothes)

la ropa sucia — the dirty laundry

ropa usada — secondhand clothes

tengo un montón de ropa para planchar — I've got a stack of ironing to do

comprar la ropa hecha — to buy ready-to-wear clothes

iba ligera de ropa(s) — she was scantily clad

a quema ropa — ver quemarropa

hay ropa tendida — (fam) walls have ears

la ropa sucia se lava en casa — one shouldn't wash one's dirty linen in public

nadar y guardar la ropa — (fam) to hedge one's bets

* * *
= clothing, apparel, raiment, clothes, weeds, wear, clobber, togs, duds.
Nota: Uso coloquial.

Ex: Permission has been granted to introduce a system of surveillance licensing for the purpose of monitoring imports of low-priced goods, such as clothing and footwear originating in non-EC countries.

Ex: This firm is engaged in the design, manufacturing, and sales distribution of branded women's apparel.
Ex: He was swept across the intersection by a miscellaneous crowd of anxious, energetic persons in search of business or raiment or nourishment or whatever.
Ex: But the idea of buying books as you buy clothes or groceries is an alien one.
Ex: The respectable young woman (her weeds again in immaculate condition hardly suggestive of many days spent travelling afoot) looked with innocent curiosity.
Ex: Unlike most of the fashion world, the styles of formal attire take their names from men's wear rather than female attire.
Ex: I hope you are feeling flamboyant guys because Elton John is selling off his clobber for charity again.
Ex: Their togs literally froze on their bodies, and when they came out for the second half they were all but encased in ice.
Ex: In the past, she's relied overly much on her ready laugh, lean looks, and willingness to doff her duds.
* armario de la ropa blanca = linen closet, linen cupboard.
* cesta de la ropa sucia = linen basket, wash basket.
* cesta de ropa = laundry tub.
* cesto de la ropa sucia = laundry basket, linen basket, wash basket.
* compañía de confección de ropa = clothing company.
* compañía de ropa = clothing company.
* cuerda de colgar la ropa = clothesline [clothes line].
* cuerda de tender la ropa = washing line, clothesline [clothes line].
* exprimidor de ropa = wringers.
* fabricante de ropa = clothing company.
* lavado de la ropa = laundering.
* lavar la ropa = wash + clothes.
* llevar ropa puesta = wear + clothing.
* plancha de la ropa = flat-iron.
* polilla de la ropa = clothes moth.
* ponerse la ropa rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes.
* prenda de ropa interior = undergarment.
* quitar(se) la ropa = undress.
* ropa blanca = whites.
* ropa de abrigo = warm clothing.
* ropa de baño = swimwear, togs.
* ropa de calle = street clothes.
* ropa de cama = bed linen, bedding.
* ropa de casa = loungewear.
* ropa de color = coloureds [coloreds, -USA].
* ropa de deporte = gym gear, sportswear, sports gear.
* ropa de diseño = designer clothes, designer clothes.
* ropa de disfraz = masquerade costume, fancy dress.
* ropa de dormir = nightwear, sleepwear.
* ropa de estar en casa = loungewear.
* ropa de luto = weeds.
* ropa de paisano = civilian clothes.
* ropa deportiva = sportswear.
* ropa de segunda mano = second-hand clothes.
* ropa de trabajo = work clothes.
* ropa elegante = glad rags.
* ropa heredada = left-off, cast-off, hand-me-down.
* ropa informal = casual clothes, informal dress, casual wear.
* ropa interior = underwear, undies, underclothes.
* ropa usada = second-hand clothes, left-off, cast-off, hand-me-down.
* ropa vieja = bubble and squeak.
* secadora de la ropa = clothes drier.
* sólo con la ropa interior puesta = in + Posesivo + underclothes.
* suavizante de la ropa = fabric softener, fabric conditioner.
* tienda de ropa = dress shop, clothing store.

* * *
ropa
feminine
[Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
clothes (pl)
quítate la ropa, está mojada take off your clothes, they're wet
voy a cambiarme de ropa I'm going to get changed, I'm going to change (my clothes)
me pillas en ropa de andar por casa you've caught me in my scruffy clothes
la canasta de la ropa sucia the dirty laundry basket
ropa usada secondhand clothes
echa aquí toda la ropa sucia que tengas if you have any laundry o (dirty) washing o anything that needs washing, put it here
tengo un montón de ropa para planchar I've got a stack of ironing to do
lo echaron al agua con la ropa puesta they threw him in the water fully clothed o with all his clothes on
me compro la ropa hecha I buy ready-to-wear clothes, I buy my clothes off the peg (BrE)
iba ligera de ropa(s) she was scantily dressed o clad
a quema ropa ver quemarropa:
hay ropa tendida (fam); walls have ears
nadar y guardar la ropa (fam); to hedge one's bets
la ropa sucia se lava en casa one shouldn't wash one's dirty linen in public
Compuestos:
ropa blanca
(sábanas, mantelería) household linen; (ropa interior) underwear, underclothes (pl); (en un lavado) whites (pl)
ropa de baño
(Per) (de mujer) swimming o bathing costume, swimsuit; (de hombre) swimming o bathing trunks (pl)
ropa de calle
daywear
ropa de cama
bedclothes (pl), bed linen
ropa de mesa
(Esp) table linen
ropa (de) sport
leisure wear, casual clothes (pl)
ropa interior
underwear, underclothes (pl)
ropa íntima
underwear and swimwear
ropa vieja
stewed meat in tomato sauce
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ropa sustantivo femenino
clothes (pl);
cambiarse de ropa to get changed, to change (one's clothes);

la ropa sucia the dirty laundry;
tengo un montón de ropa para planchar I've got a stack of ironing to do;
ropa interior underwear, underclothes (pl)
ropa sustantivo femenino clothes pl, clothing
ropa blanca, household linen
ropa de cama, bed linen
ropa interior, underwear
♦ Locuciones: haber ropa tendida: habla bajo, que hay ropa tendida, keep your voice down, the walls have ears

'ropa' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abrigo
- acampanada
- acampanado
- airear
- apresto
- bajar
- bala
- blanquear
- caballero
- cambiarse
- casa
- centrifugar
- coger
- colgar
- complemento
- cotillear
- desabrocharse
- desenfadada
- desenfadado
- doblar
- durar
- equipo
- escurrir
- estar
- etiqueta
- faja
- galán
- gastar
- guardarropa
- hecha
- hecho
- humedad
- informal
- interior
- justa
- justo
- juvenil
- lencería
- ligera
- ligero
- lío
- lucir
- muda
- mudar
- mudarse
- naftalina
- negociar
- paño
- percha
- pinza
English:
accessory
- adjust
- air
- alter
- alteration
- apparel
- attire
- baggy
- becoming
- bedclothes
- bedding
- bodice
- boiler suit
- bundle
- cast-offs
- casual
- change
- chuck away
- chuck out
- clad
- clean
- cling
- clothes
- clothes basket
- clothes brush
- clothes peg
- clothing
- collar
- colourful
- comfortable
- cosy
- cozy
- crease
- crude
- crush
- custom
- daring
- dated
- designer
- dress
- exquisite
- fancy
- fashion
- fasten
- fine
- fit
- fitting
- flashy
- flatter
- flattering
* * *
ropa nf
1. [de vestir] clothes;
me gusta la ropa que lleva I like the clothes she wears;
el cubo de la ropa sucia the dirty laundry o clothes basket;
ligero de ropa scantily clad;
Comp
lavar la ropa sucia en público to wash one's dirty linen in public
Comp
ropa de abrigo warm clothes;
ropa blanca [sábanas, toallas y manteles] linen;
[para lavadora] whites;
ropa de cama bed linen;
ropa de color coloureds;
ropa deportiva sportswear;
ropa de diseño designer clothes;
RP ropa de fajina work clothes;
ropa hecha ready-to-wear clothes;
ropa para el hogar linen and curtains;
ropa interior underwear;
ropa interior femenina lingerie;
ropa íntima underwear;
ropa de invierno winter clothing;
ropa de sport casual clothes;
ropa sucia [para lavar] laundry, washing;
ropa de trabajo work clothes;
ropa usada second-hand o old clothes
2. ropa vieja [plato] = stew made from leftovers
* * *
ropa
f clothes pl ;
ropa para el tiempo libre leisurewear;
a quema ropa quemarropa
* * *
ropa nf
1) : clothes pl, clothing
2)
ropa interior : underwear
* * *
ropa n clothes
llevas la ropa sucia your clothes are dirty
Fíjate que clothes es un nombre plural
ropa blanca linen
ropa de abrigo warm clothes
ropa de cama bedclothes
ropa de deportes sportswear
ropa interior underwear

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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