Translation of "quiet" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /kwaɪ·ət/ us /ˈkwɑɪ·ɪt/

A2 making little or no noise

Can you be quiet, please? We’re trying to work.

A2 lacking noise or activity

I fancy a quiet night in tonight.
I need some quiet time today.

B1 If someone is quiet, they talk very little.

He was a shy, quiet man.
quietness noun [ no plural ] /kwaɪ·ət·nəs/ us /ˈkwɑɪ·ɪt·nəs/

silencio, tranquilidad
noun [ no plural ] uk /kwaɪ·ət/ us /ˈkwɑɪ·ɪt/

a state in which there is little or no noise

She needs a bit of peace and quiet.

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


adjective /ˈkwaiət/

not making very much, or any, noise; without very much, or any, noise

tranquilo; silencioso; callado
Tell the children to be quiet
It’s very quiet out in the country
a quiet person.

free from worry, excitement etc

tranquilo, relajado, calmado
I live a very quiet life.

without much movement or activity; not busy

We’ll have a quiet afternoon watching television.

(of colours/colors) not bright.

quieten verb

(often with down) to make or become quiet

I expect you to quieten down when I come into the classroom.

to remove or lessen (a person’s fears, doubts etc)

calmar, apaciguar
The purpose of his speech was to quieten people’s fears about the new legislation.
quietly adverb

tranquilamente; silenciosamente
She was sitting quietly in the corner.
quietness noun

tranquilidad, quietud, calma
keep quiet about

to say nothing about; to keep secret

guardar para sí, guardar un secreto, mantener en secreto, no decir nada sobre
I’d like you to keep quiet about the child’s father being in prison.
on the quiet

secretly; without letting anyone find out

en secreto, a la chita callando
He went out of the office to enjoy a cigarette on the quiet.
quiet is an adjective: She has a quiet voice; Keep quiet. quite is an adverb: This book is quite good.

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