Translation of "horse" - English-Spanish dictionary

horse

noun uk /hɔːs/ us /hɔrs/

A1 a large animal with four legs that people ride or use to pull heavy things

caballo

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

horse

noun /hoːs/

a large four-footed animal which is used to pull carts etc or to carry people etc

caballo
a horse and cart
She enjoys riding her horse.

a piece of apparatus used for jumping, vaulting etc in a gymnasium.

potro
horse-box noun

an enclosed vehicle used for carrying horses.

remolque para caballerías
horse chestnut noun

a large tall tree that has white or pink flowers and nuts that grow inside spiky cases.

castaño de indias

the brown nut of the horse chestnut tree.

castaño de indias
horsefly noun (plural horseflies)

a large fly that bites horses etc.

tábano
horsehair noun

(the hair from a horse’s mane or tail

crin
The mattress is stuffed with horsehair
(also adjective) a horsehair mattress.
horseman noun (feminine horsewoman, plural horsemen, horsewomen)

a rider, especially a skilled one

jinete, caballista
She is a very competent horsewoman.
horsemanship noun

equitación
horseplay noun

rough and noisy behaviour/behavior or play.

payasada, juego bruto
horsepower noun (usually abbreviated to h.p.)

a standard unit used to measure the power of engines, cars etc.

caballo de vapor
horseshoe /ˈhoːʃʃuː/ noun

a curved iron shoe for a horse.

herradura

something in the shape of a horseshoe

herradura
The bride was presented with a lucky silver horseshoe.
on horseback

riding on a horse

a caballo
The soldiers rode through the town on horseback.
(straight) from the horse’s mouth

from a well-informed and reliable source

de una fuente fiable/segura
I got that story straight from the horse’s mouth.

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