Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

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

Definición de “damp squib” en inglés

See all translations

damp squib

noun [C] uk   UK us  
an event that is not as exciting or popular as people thought it would be: After all that media attention, the whole event turned out to be a bit of a damp squib, with very few people attending.
Traducciones de “damp squib”
en chino (tradicionál) 令人空歡喜之事, 效果不理想之事…
en chino (simplificado) 令人空欢喜之事, 效果不理想之事…
(Definition of damp squib from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de damp squib
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Palabra del día

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Palabra del día

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Aprende más 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Aprende más