Translation of "lean" - English-Spanish dictionary

lean

verb /liːn/ (past tense and past participle UK/US leaned, UK leant)

to move the top part of your body in a particular direction

inclinar(se)
She leaned forward so she could hear better.
Don’t lean out of the window.
→ Phrasal verbs lean against/on something , lean something against/on something
adjective /liːn/

thin and healthy

delgado
lean and fit

Lean meat has very little fat on it.

magro

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

lean

verb /liːn/ (past tense, past participles leant /lent/, leaned)

to slope over to one side; not to be upright

inclinarse
The lamp-post was leaning to one side.

to rest (against, on)

apoyarse en/contra
She leaned the ladder against the wall
Don’t lean your elbows on the table
He leant on the gate.
leaning noun

a liking or preference

inclinación
She has a leaning towards the arts.

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