Translation of "shadow" - English-Spanish dictionary

shadow

noun uk /ˈʃæd·əʊ/

B1 a dark area made by something that is stopping the light

sombra
Our dog chases his own shadow.
verb uk /ˈʃæd·əʊ/

to follow someone secretly in order to see where they go and what they do

seguir a escondidas
He was being shadowed by a private detective.

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

shadow

noun /ˈʃӕdəu/

(a patch of) shade on the ground etc caused by an object blocking the light

sombra
We are in the shadow of that building.

(in plural with the) darkness or partial darkness caused by lack of (direct) light

sombra
The child was afraid that wild animals were lurking in the shadows at the corner of his bedroom.

a dark patch or area

ojera
You look tired – there are shadows under your eyes.

a very slight amount

sombra
There’s not a shadow of doubt that he stole the money.
shadowy adjective

full of shadows

sombrío
shadowy corners.

dark and indistinct

vago
A shadowy figure went past.
shadowiness noun

sombra
worn to a shadow

made thin and weary through eg hard work

reducido a la sombra de lo que fue
She was worn to a shadow after months of nursing her sick husband.

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