Translation of "smuggle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsmʌɡ·l/ us /ˈsmʌɡ·əl/ present participle smuggling, past tense and past participle smuggled

to take something into or out of a place in an illegal or secret way

entrar/sacar clandestinamente
He was arrested for smuggling drugs.
smuggler noun /ˈsmʌɡ·lər/ /ˈsmʌɡ·lər/

drug smugglers
smuggling noun [ no plural ] /ˈsmʌɡ·lɪŋ/ /ˈsmʌɡ·lɪŋ/

tobacco smuggling

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


verb /ˈsmaɡl/

to bring (goods) into, or send them out from, a country illegally, or without paying duty

pasar de contrabando
He was caught smuggling (several thousand cigarettes through the Customs).

to send or take secretly

pasar a escondidas
I smuggled some food out of the kitchen.
smuggler noun

a person who smuggles

a drug smuggler.
smuggling noun

the laws against smuggling
drug smuggling.

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