Translation of "fitful" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈfɪt.fəl/ us

often stopping and starting and not happening in a regular or continuous way

intermitente, irregular
fitful breathing
a fitful sleep
fitfully adverb uk /-i/ us

de manera irregular
She slept fitfully (= only for short, irregular periods) throughout the night and arose before dawn.

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