Translation of "glance" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɡlɑːns/ us /ɡlæns/ present participle glancing, past tense and past participle glanced

B1 to look somewhere for a short time

echar un vistazo
He glanced at his watch.

to read something quickly

echar un vistazo
She glanced through the newspaper.
noun uk /ɡlɑːns/ us /ɡlæns/

a quick look

She had / a quick glance around the restaurant.

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


verb /ɡlaːns/

to look very quickly

echar un vistazo, dar una mirada
He glanced at the book
He glanced over the accounts.
glancing adjective

which hits and glances off

a glancing blow.
at a glance

at once

a primera/simple vista
I could tell at a glance that something was wrong.
glance off phrasal verb

to hit and bounce off to one side

rebotar, desviar
The ball glanced off the edge of his bat.

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