Translation of "connotation" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˌkɒn.əˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑː.nə-/

a feeling or idea that is suggested by a particular word although it need not be a part of the word’s meaning, or something suggested by an object or situation

The word ‘lady’ has connotations of refinement and excessive femininity that some women find offensive.
connote verb uk /kəˈnəʊt/ us /-ˈnoʊt/ formal

To me, chocolate connotes pleasure and indulgence.

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