Translation of "buoyant" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈbɔɪ.ənt/ us

able to float

flotante, boyante
Cork is light and buoyant.

happy and confident

After reading the letter he was in a buoyant mood.

successful or making a profit

fuerte, alcista
The housing market remains buoyant.
buoyancy noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈbɔɪ.ə us

flotabilidad, optimismo
We tested the boat for buoyancy.
He was a man of remarkable buoyancy (= able to stay positive despite problems).
buoyantly adverb uk /-li/ us

(Translation of “buoyant” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)