Translation of "whale" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /weɪl/ us /hweɪl/

B1 a very large animal that looks like a fish and lives in the sea


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


noun /weil/

a type of very large mammal that lives in the sea.

killer whale noun

a black and white whale.

whalebone noun, adjective

(of) a light bendable substance got from the upper jaw of certain whales.

barba de ballena
whale oil noun

oil obtained from the fatty parts of a whale.

aceite de ballena
have a whale of a time

to enjoy oneself very much

pasarlo pipa, pasarlo en grande
They were having a whale of a time at the party.

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