Translation of "pounce" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /paʊns/ us /pɑʊns/ /paʊns/ us /pɑʊns/ present participle pouncing, past tense and past participle pounced

to suddenly move towards a person or animal that you want to catch


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


verb /pauns/

to jump suddenly, in order to seize or attack

saltar sobre; precipitarse; abalanzarse sobre
The cat waited beside the birdcage, ready to pounce.
pounce on phrasal verb

to leap upon (eg one’s prey) in order to attack or grab it

saltar sobre; abalanzarse sobre
The tiger pounced on its victim.

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