Translation of "charade" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ʃəˈrɑːd/ us /-ˈreɪd/

an act or event that is clearly false

farsa, payasada
Everyone knew who was going to get the job from the start – the interviews were just a charade.
charades [ no plural ]

a team game in which each member tries to communicate to the others a particular word or phrase that they have been given, by expressing each syllable or word using silent actions


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


noun /ʃəˈraːd, (American) ʃəˈreid/

a piece of ridiculous pretence which is so obvious that it does not deceive anyone

Opposition parties have united to condemn the presidential election as a charade.
charades noun singular

a game in which each syllable of a word, and then the whole word, is acted and the audience has to guess the word

She cajoled everyone into playing a game of charades after dinner.

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