Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “narrow”

narrow

adjective /ˈnӕrəu/
having or being only a small distance from side to side
estrecho
a narrow road The bridge is too narrow for large lorries to cross.
only just managed
escaso
a narrow escape.
(of ideas, interests or experience) not extensive enough
reducido
a narrow outlook on life.
narrowly adverb closely; only just
por poco
The ball narrowly missed his head.
narrows noun plural a narrow sea-passage; a channel or strait
estrecho
the narrows of the Kiang River.
narrow-minded adjective unwilling to accept ideas different from one’s own
de miras estrechas, estrecho de miras
He has such a narrow-minded view of the world.
(Definition of narrow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Difficult situations and unpleasant experiences, but you might be interested in these topics from the Easy and difficult topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “narrow” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

flair

natural ability to do something well

Word of the Day

Blog

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