Translation of "pounce" - English-Spanish dictionary

pounce

verb uk /paʊns/ /paʊns/ (present participle pouncing, past tense and past participle pounced)

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

abalanzarse

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

pounce

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)