Übersetzung von “sponge” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countablesponge /spʌndʒ/
a piece of thick light material that absorbs water easily, used for cleaning
éponge feminine

He washed the dishes with a sponge.
Il lave les plats avec une éponge.

(Übersetzung von “sponge” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /spandʒ/

a type of sea animal, or its soft skeleton, which has many holes and is able to suck up and hold water.


a piece of such a skeleton or a substitute, used for washing the body etc.


a sponge pudding or cake

gâteau de Savoie
We had jam sponge for dessert.

an act of wiping etc with a sponge

coup d’éponge
Give the table a quick sponge over, will you?
sponger noun

a person who lives by sponging on others

She’s such a sponger -she’s always borrowing things from other people.
spongy adjective

soft and springy or holding water like a sponge

spongy ground.
spongily adverb

de manière spongieuse
sponginess noun

sponge cake ( sponge pudding)

(a) very light cake or pudding made from flour, eggs and sugar etc.

gâteau de Savoie



to get a living, money etc (from someone else)

vivre aux crochets de
He’s been sponging off/on us for years.

(Übersetzung von “sponge” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)