Spanish translation of “paper”
paper noun /ˈpeipə/
› the material on which these words are written, made from wood, rags etc and used for writing, printing, wrapping parcels etc
I need paper and a pen to write a letter (also adjective) a paper bag. › a single (often printed or typed) piece of this
There were papers all over his desk. › a newspaper
Have you read the paper? › a group of questions for a written examination
The Latin paper was very difficult. › (in plural ) documents proving one’s identity, nationality etc
The policeman demanded my papers. papery adjective › like paper
papery leaves. paperback noun › a book with a paper cover.
paperclip noun › a small, usually metal clip for holding papers together
She attached her note to the papers with a paperclip. paper knife noun › a knife used for opening envelopes etc.
paper sculpture › the art of modelling with folded paper.
paperweight noun › a small, heavy object which can be put on top of pieces of paper to keep them in place, also used as an ornament.
paperwork noun › the part of a job which consists of keeping files, writing letters etc
I spend most of my time on paperwork.