Translation of "wring" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪŋ/ us /rɪŋ/ past tense and past participle wrung also wring out

to twist a cloth or piece of clothing with your hands to remove water from it

He wrung out his socks and hung them up to dry.

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


verb /riŋ/ (past tense, past participle wrung /raŋ/)

to force (water) from (material) by twisting or by pressure

torcer, retorcer
He wrung the water from his soaking-wet shirt.

to clasp and unclasp (one’s hands) in desperation, fear etc.

retorcerse las manos
wringer noun

a machine for forcing water from wet clothes.

wringing wet adjective

soaked through

The clothes are wringing wet
wringing-wet clothes.

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