Übersetzung von “recoil” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /rɪˈkɔɪl/ us

to move back because of fear or disgust (= dislike or disapproval)

He leaned forward to kiss her and she recoiled in horror.
I recoiled from the smell and the filth.

to refuse to accept an idea or principle, feeling strong dislike or disapproval

She wondered how it would be to touch him and recoiled at the thought.
noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈriː.kɔɪl/ us

the sudden backward movement that a gun makes when it is fired

retroceso, culatazo

(Übersetzung von “recoil” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /rəˈkoil/

to move back or away, usually quickly, in horror or fear

He recoiled at/from the sight of the murdered child.

(of guns when fired) to jump back.

dar un culatazo

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