Translation of "maul" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /mɔːl/ us /mɑːl/

If an animal mauls someone, it attacks that person and injures them with its teeth or claws (= long sharp nails). (of an animal) to attack someone and injure them with teeth or claws (= long sharp nails)

A small boy was mauled by the neighbour’s dog.

to criticize something or someone severely

Both films were mauled by the critics.

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


verb /moːl/

(especially of an animal) to injure (a person or animal) usually badly

herir, magullar
He was badly mauled by an angry lion.

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