Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “shrivel” en inglés

See all translations

shrivel

verb uk   /ˈʃrɪv.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
[I or T] to become dry, smaller, and covered with lines as if by crushing or folding, or to make something do this: The lack of rain has shrivelled the crops. You ought to pick those lettuces before they shrivel (up) and die. [I] to become much smaller than is needed or wanted: Profits are shrivelling as the recession gets worse.
shrivelled
adjective uk   /-əld/ us  
Those oranges were looking a bit old and shrivelled, so I threw them out.
(Definition of shrivel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de shrivel
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “shrivel” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

piglet

a baby pig

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Aprende más