Translation of "roll" - English-Spanish dictionary

roll

verb uk /rəʊl/

to move somewhere by turning in a circular direction, or to make something move this way

rodar, hacer rodar
The ball rolled through the goalkeeper’s legs.
She rolled over onto her side.

to turn something around itself to make the shape of a ball or tube

enrollar
He rolled the wool into a ball.

to move somewhere smoothly

rodar
Tears rolled down her face.
be rolling in it

to be very rich

estar forrado
noun uk /rəʊl/

something that has been turned around itself into a round shape like a tube

rollo
a roll of toilet paper

B1 a small loaf of bread for one person

panecillo

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

roll

noun /rəul/

anything flat (eg a piece of paper, a carpet) rolled into the shape of a tube, wound round a tube etc

rollo
a roll of kitchen foil
a toilet roll.

a small piece of baked bread dough, used eg for sandwiches

panecillo
a cheese roll.

an act of rolling

acción de revolcarse/rodar
Our dog loves a roll on the grass.

a ship’s action of rocking from side to side

balanceo
She said that the roll of the ship made her feel ill.

a long low sound

retumbo, fragor
the roll of thunder.

a thick mass of flesh

michelín
I’d like to get rid of these rolls of fat round my waist.

a series of quick beats (on a drum).

redoble
roller noun

any of a number of tube-shaped objects, or machines fitted with one or more such objects, for flattening, crushing, printing etc

rodillo
a garden roller
a road-roller.

a small tube-shaped object on which hair is wound to curl it

rulo
Her hair was in rollers.

a small solid wheel or cylinder on which something can be rolled along.

rodillo

a long large wave on the sea.

ola grande
rolling adjective

(of a landscape) having low hills and shallow valleys, without steep slopes

ondulante
the rolling hills of Tuscany.
roller coaster noun

a track at a fairground or amusement park that goes up and down very steep slopes and which people ride on in small carriages for fun and excitement

Montaña Rusa
The girls wanted to have a go on the roller coaster.

a situation in which there are often big and sudden changes

Locura / Montaña Rusa
an emotional rollercoaster.
roller-skate noun

a skate with wheels instead of a blade

patín sobre ruedas
a pair of roller-skates.
rolling-pin noun

a usually wooden roller for flattening out dough.

rodillo (de amasar)
roll in phrasal verb

to come in or be got in large numbers or amounts

entrar a raudales, llegar en abundancia
I’d like to own a chain store and watch the money rolling in.
roll up phrasal verb

to form into a roll

enrollar; arremangar
Let’s roll up the carpet
He rolled up his sleeves.

to arrive

llegar
John rolled up ten minutes late.

(especially shouted to a crowd at a fair etc) to come near

acérquense
Roll up! Roll up! Come and see the bearded lady!

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