Translation of "dent" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /dent/ us /dent/

an area in a hard surface that has been hit and pushed inward

The car door had a dent in it.
verb uk /dent/ us /dent/

to push an area of a hard surface inward by hitting it with something

The side of the car was dented in the accident.

to reduce someone’s confidence or positive feelings about something

hacer mella en
The defeat did little to dent her enthusiasm.

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


noun /dent/

a small hollow made by pressure or a blow

My car has a dent where it hit a tree.

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