Translation of "chamois" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈʃæm.wɑː/ us /ˈʃæm.wɑː/ plural chamois

a small animal like a goat that lives in the mountains of Europe and southwestern Asia

rebeco, gamuza

also chamois leather, shammy (leather) (a piece of) soft leather used for cleaning and making things shine, or (a piece of) cotton cloth made to feel like leather


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


noun /ˈʃӕmwaː, (American) ˈʃami/ (plural chamois)

(also shammy /ˈʃӕmi/ – plural shammies) (a piece of) soft washing leather originally made from its skin.

(also adjective) He was using a piece of chamois leather to clean the car windscreen.

(Translation of “chamois” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)