Translation of "peal" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /piːl/ us

When bells peal, they ring with a loud sound. (of bells) to ring with a loud sound

repicar, tocar a vuelo
After their wedding, the bells pealed out from the tower.
noun uk /piːl/ us

a long loud sound or series of sounds, especially of laughter or thunder

carcajada, trueno
Her suggestion was met with peals of laughter.
A loud peal of thunder woke him from restless sleep.

a long loud ring

When we heard the peal of (the) bells, we knew a truce had been declared.

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


noun /piːl/

the ringing of (a set of) bells

repique, toque de campanas
The peal of church bells rang out over the countryside.

a set of (usually church) bells.

juego de campanas

a loud noise

carcajada (risa), estruendo
peals of laughter/thunder.

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