Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Spanish translation of “abrupt”

abrupt

adjective /əˈbrapt/
sudden; unexpected The car came to an abrupt halt. (of a person’s manner of speaking etc) rude or sharp. His answers to my questions were rather abrupt. lacking in continuity. abruptly adverb
bruscamente
abruptness noun
(Definition of abrupt from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Definitions of “abrupt” in English

Word of the Day

warm-up

something that you do to prepare yourself for an activity, especially gentle exercises before a physical activity

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More