Translation of "peril" - English-Spanish dictionary

peril

noun uk /ˈper·əl/ formal

extreme danger

peligro, riesgo
A shortage of firefighters is putting lives in peril.
His book describes the perils of war.

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

peril

noun /ˈperil/

great danger

peligro
You are in great peril
The explorers knew they would face many perils.
perilous adjective

very dangerous

peligroso
a perilous journey.
perilousness noun

peligrosidad
perilously adverb

dangerously

peligrosamente
He came perilously close to death.

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