áspero


áspero
adj.
1 rough, tart, abrasive, coarse.
2 gruff, abrasive, brusque.
3 harsh-sounding, rasping, raucous, harsh.
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áspero
adjetivo
1 (cosa) rough, coarse
2 figurado (persona) surly
3 (clima, tiempo) harsh
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(f. - áspera)
adj.
1) rough
2) coarse
3) harsh
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ADJ
1) [al tacto] rough; [terreno] rough, rugged; [filo] uneven, jagged, rough
2) [al gusto] sour, tart
3) [clima] harsh; [trato] rough
4) [voz] rough, rasping; [tono] surly, gruff; [temperamento] sour; [disputa etc] bad-tempered
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-ra adjetivo
1)
a) <superficie/piel> rough

una tela áspera — a coarse material

b) <terreno> uneven, rough
2)
a) <sabor> sharp
b) <voz/sonido/clima> harsh
3)
a) (en el trato) abrupt, surly
b) <discusión> acrimonious
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= sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], acidulous, angular, acrid, rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], abrasive, rough and rugged, tart [tarter -comp., tartest -sup.], unpolished.
Ex. 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
Ex. To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
Ex. To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
Ex. 'Listen!' he growled, in a tone so dry, sarcastic and acrid that not another word was needed to indicate that he was not about to be upstaged by a 24 year old.
Ex. In addition they are able to sustain the library services in this rough terrain.
Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
Ex. The western shoreline of Lake Superior has rough and rugged beauty.
Ex. Season with salt, pepper, and pinch of sugar if the plums tasted tart.
Ex. It seems too rush, too unpolished to be a final product.
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* de superficie áspera = rough-surfaced.
* sabor áspero = off-flavour.
* un poco áspero = roughish.
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-ra adjetivo
1)
a) <superficie/piel> rough

una tela áspera — a coarse material

b) <terreno> uneven, rough
2)
a) <sabor> sharp
b) <voz/sonido/clima> harsh
3)
a) (en el trato) abrupt, surly
b) <discusión> acrimonious
* * *
= sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], acidulous, angular, acrid, rough [rougher -comp., roughest -sup.], abrasive, rough and rugged, tart [tarter -comp., tartest -sup.], unpolished.

Ex: 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.

Ex: To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
Ex: To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
Ex: 'Listen!' he growled, in a tone so dry, sarcastic and acrid that not another word was needed to indicate that he was not about to be upstaged by a 24 year old.
Ex: In addition they are able to sustain the library services in this rough terrain.
Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
Ex: The western shoreline of Lake Superior has rough and rugged beauty.
Ex: Season with salt, pepper, and pinch of sugar if the plums tasted tart.
Ex: It seems too rush, too unpolished to be a final product.
* de superficie áspera = rough-surfaced.
* sabor áspero = off-flavour.
* un poco áspero = roughish.

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áspero -ra
adjective
A
1 ‹superficie/piel› rough
una tela áspera or de tacto áspero a coarse material, a material which is rough to the touch
2 ‹terreno› uneven, rough
B
1 ‹sabor› sharp
2 ‹voz/sonido› harsh, rasping
3 ‹clima› harsh
C
1 (en el trato) abrupt, surly
2 ‹discusión› acrimonious
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áspero
-ra adjetivo

1superficie/pielrough;
telacoarse
2
a)saborsharp

b)voz/sonido/climaharsh

3
a) (en el trato) abrupt, surly

b)discusiónacrimonious

áspero,-a adjetivo
1 (al tacto) rough
2 fig (de carácter) surly
3 (tiempo) harsh: un viento áspero recorría la meseta, a harsh wind blew over the meseta
'áspero' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
áspera
- tacto
- rasguñar
- raspar
- raspón
English:
abrupt
- coarse
- gruff
- harsh
- rasping
- raw
- rough
- roughen
- rugged
- tart
- abrasive
- hacking
- wiry
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áspero, -a adj
1. [rugoso] rough
2. [terreno] rugged, rough
3. [sabor] sharp, sour
4. [clima] harsh
5. [voz] rasping, harsh
6. [persona, carácter] abrupt, surly;
una áspera disputa [entre grupos] a bitter dispute
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áspero
adj
1 superficie rough
2 sonido harsh
3 persona abrupt
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áspero, -ra adj
: rough, coarse, abrasive
ásperamente adv
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áspero adj rough
tenía las manos ásperas he had rough hands

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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