Translation of "verbal" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈvɜː.bəl/ us /ˈvɝː-/

A spoken rather than written

Airport officials received a stream of verbal abuse from angry passengers whose flights had been delayed.

relating to words

It can sometimes be difficult to give a verbal description of things like colours and sounds.
verbally adverb uk /-i/ us

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