Übersetzung von “waffle” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈwɒf.l̩/ us /ˈwɑː.fl̩/ disapproving

UK to talk or write a lot without giving any useful information or any clear answers

hablar sin decir nada, meter paja
If you don’t know the answer, it’s no good just waffling (on) for pages and pages.

US UK dither to be unable to make a decision

vacilar, titubear
I waffled a lot before finally deciding to take the job.
noun uk /ˈwɒf.l̩/ us /ˈwɑː.fl̩/

a type of bread or cake made from batter (= a thin mixture of milk, flour, and egg) cooked in a special pan whose surface forms a pattern of raised squares

wafle, gofre

[ no plural ] UK disapproving talk or writing that uses a lot of words but does not give any useful information

palabrería, paja
‘What did he say?’ ‘Oh, it was a load of waffle – nothing important at all.’

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


verb /ˈwofl/

to talk on and on foolishly, pretending that one knows something which one does not

parlotear, hablar sin decir nada
The history lecturer was inclined to waffle on for hours.

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