Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Spanish translation of “foil”


noun /foil/
extremely thin sheets of metal that resemble paper The sandwiches were wrapped in silver foil. a dull person or thing against which someone or something else seems brighter She acted as a foil to her beautiful sister.
(Definition of foil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

More translations of “foil” in Spanish

Definitions of “foil” in English

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More