Translation of "foil" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /fɔɪl/ us /fɔɪl/

metal made into very thin sheets like paper, used mainly for covering food

papel de aluminio
aluminium foil

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


verb /foil/

to defeat; to disappoint

She was foiled in her attempt to become President.

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