Translation of "scrap" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /skræp/ us /skræp/

a small piece or amount of something

pizca, pedacito
He wrote his phone number on a scrap of paper.

[ no plural ] old cars, pieces of metal, etc. that have parts that can be used to make other things

She sold her car for scrap.

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


noun /skrӕp/

a small piece or fragment

pedacito, retazo
a scrap of paper.

(usually in plural) a piece of food left over after a meal

restos, sobras
They gave the scraps to the dog.

waste articles that are only valuable for the material they contain

The old car was sold as scrap
(also adjective) scrap metal.

a picture etc for sticking into a scrapbook.

scrappy adjective (comparative scrappier, superlative scrappiest)

made up of bits and pieces

hecho de restos/sobras
a scrappy meal.
scrappily adverb

por fragmentos, a pedacitos
a scrappily conceded goal after a mix-up in the Chelsea defence.
scrappiness noun

carácter fragmentario
scrapbook noun

a book with blank pages on which to stick pictures etc

álbum de recortes
The actor kept a scrapbook of newspaper cuttings about his career.
scrapheap noun

a heap of waste material, unwanted objects etc

montón de deshechos
This old car is only fit for the scrapheap.

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