Translation of "deflate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈfleɪt/ us

If something that has air or gas inside it deflates, or is deflated, it becomes smaller because it loses the air or gas. to let all the air or gas out of something, or to become emptied of air or gas

to deflate a balloon/tyre

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


verb /diˈfleit/

to let gas out of (a tyre/tire etc).

desinflar, deshinchar

to reduce (a person’s) importance, self-confidence etc

rebajar, humillar
He was completely deflated by his failure.
deflation noun

There has been some price deflation in the UK economy.
deflationary adjective

The economy fell into a deflationary spiral.

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