Translation of "float" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /fləʊt/ us /floʊt/

B1 to stay on the surface of a liquid and not go under

galleggiare, fare il morto
I like floating on my back in the pool. Mi piace fare il morto in piscina.

B1 to move gently through the air

A balloon floated across the sky. Un palloncino fluttuava nel cielo.

(Translation of “float” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)