Translation of "drift" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /drɪft/ us /drɪft/

to be moved slowly somewhere by wind or water

ir a la deriva
The boat drifted towards the beach.

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


noun /drift/

a heap of something driven together, especially snow

His car got stuck in a snowdrift.

the direction in which something is going; the general meaning

I couldn’t hear you clearly, but I did catch the drift of what you said.
drifter noun

a fishing boat that uses a net which floats near the surface of the water.


a person who drifts.

vagabundo, trotamundos
driftwood noun

wood floating on or cast up on the shore by the sea

madera flotante
We made a fire with driftwood.

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