Übersetzung von “slack” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /slæk/ us /slæk/

loose or not tight

Suddenly the rope became slack.
→ Opposite tight

not trying hard enough in your work

slack management

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


adjective /slӕk/

loose; not firmly stretched

Leave the rope slack.

not firmly in position

He tightened a few slack screws.

not strict; careless

descuidado, despreocupado
He is very slack about getting things done.

in industry etc, not busy; inactive

Business has been rather slack lately.
slacken verb

(sometimes with offor up)

to make or become looser

She felt his grip on her arm slacken.

to make or become less busy, less active or less fast

aflojar, flaquear, decaer
The doctor told him to slacken up if he wanted to avoid a heart-attack.
slackly adverb

He slackly forgot to check if all the doors were locked when he left the building.
slackness noun

flojedad, inactividad
slacks noun plural

trousers, usually loose-fitting, worn informally by men or women

pantalón, pantalones
a pair of slacks.

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