Translation of "sponge" - English-Spanish dictionary

sponge

noun uk /spʌndʒ/ us /spʌndʒ/

a soft substance full of small holes, used for washing things

esponja
spongy adjective /ˈspʌn·dʒi/ /ˈspʌn·dʒi/ comparative spongier, superlative spongiest

soft, like a sponge

esponjoso

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

sponge

noun /spandʒ/

a type of sea animal, or its soft skeleton, which has many holes and is able to suck up and hold water.

esponja

a piece of such a skeleton or a substitute, used for washing the body etc.

esponja

a sponge pudding or cake

bizcocho
We had jam sponge for dessert.

an act of wiping etc with a sponge

pasada de esponja
Give the table a quick sponge over, will you?
sponger noun

a person who lives by sponging on others

gorrón
She’s such a sponger -she’s always borrowing things from other people.
spongy adjective

soft and springy or holding water like a sponge

esponjoso
spongy ground.
spongily adverb

de manera esponjosa
sponginess noun

esponjosidad
sponge bag noun

a small bag for carrying the things you need to wash with such as soap, a toothbrush etc.

Bolsa de Aseo
sponge cake noun ( sponge pudding)

(a) very light cake or pudding made from flour, eggs and sugar etc.

bizcocho

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