Translation of "dozen" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun, determiner uk /ˈdʌz·ən/ us /ˈdʌz·ən/

B1 twelve, or a group of twelve

There were about a dozen people at the party.
dozens (of) informal

a lot

montones (de)
She’s got dozens of friends.
talk nineteen to the dozen UK

If you are talking nineteen to the dozen, you are talking very quickly and without stopping.

hablar por los codos

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


noun /ˈdazn/ (plurals dozens, dozen)

a group of twelve

two dozen handkerchiefs
These eggs are 50 cents a dozen
Half-a-dozen eggs, please.
dozens (of)

very many

montones de
I’ve been there dozens of times.

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