Translation of "sardine" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sɑːˈdiːn/ us /sɑrˈdin/

a small sea fish that you can eat

like sardines

If people are packed or squashed like sardines, they are positioned very close together so that they cannot move

como sardinas
We were squashed like sardines in the rush-hour train.

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


noun /saːˈdiːn/

a young pilchard, often packed in oil in small tins.

a tin of sardines in oil.

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