Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “speech”

speech

noun /spiːtʃ/
(the act of) saying words, or the ability to say words
habla
Speech is one method of communication between people.
the words said
palabras
His speech is full of colloquialisms.
manner or way of speaking
lenguaje, forma de hablar
His speech is very slow.
a formal talk given to a meeting etc
discurso
parliamentary speeches.
speechless adjective unable to speak, often because of surprise, shock etc
mudo, enmudecido
He looked at her in speechless amazement.
speechlessly adverb
sin una palabra
speechlessness noun
mutismo
speech bubble noun a round shape containing the words that someone says in a cartoon.
Bocadillo
speech marks noun plural another word for quotation marks.
Cometes
(Definition of speech from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “speech” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hello stranger

said to a person that you know but have not seen for a long time

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More