Translation of "shingle" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈʃɪŋ.ɡl̩/ us

[ no plural ] small, round stones that cover a beach or the ground by the edge of a river

a shingle beach
I love the noise of the waves on the shingle.
shingles [ no plural ]

a disease caused by a virus that infects particular nerves and that produces a line or lines of painful red spots, especially around the waist

shingly adverb uk /-ɡl̩.i/ us UK

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


noun /ˈʃinɡl/

coarse gravel

There’s too much shingle and not enough sand on this beach.

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