Translation of "gape" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɡeɪp/ us

to look in great surprise at someone or something, especially with an open mouth

quedarse boquiabierto, mirar boquiabierto
They stood gaping at the pig in the kitchen.

to be or become wide open

abrirse, estar abierto
Peter’s jacket gaped at the seams.

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


verb /ɡeip/

to stare with open mouth, eg in surprise

mirar boquiabierto
The children gaped at the monkeys.
gaping adjective

wide open

abierto, de par en par
a gaping hole.

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