fright translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "fright" - English-Spanish dictionary

fright

noun /frait/
a sudden fear susto The noise gave me a terrible fright.
a person who looks ridiculous adefesio, espantajo She looks a fright in those clothes.
frighten verb
to make (someone) afraid asustar She was frightened by a large dog.
frightened adjective
asustado He had a frightened expression on her face.
frightful adjective
terrible or frightening horroroso I had a frightful experience.
very bad espantoso He is a frightful liar.
frightening adjective
espantoso, aterrador Being mugged was a frightening experience.
frightfully adverb
very terriblemente He’s frightfully clever.
take fright
to become frightened usually suddenly and quickly asustarse de She took fright and ran away.
(Definition of fright from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “fright” in Spanish

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

planet

an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More