Translation of "throb" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /θrɒb/ us /θrɑb/ present participle throbbing, past tense and past participle throbbed

If a part of your body throbs, you feel pain in it in a series of regular beats.

latir, palpitar
My head was throbbing.

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


verb /θrob/ (past tense, past participle throbbed)

(of the heart) to beat

Her heart throbbed with excitement.

to beat regularly like the heart

vibrar, palpitar
The engine was throbbing gently.

to beat regularly with pain; to be very painful

dar punzadas/pinchazos, ver las estrellas
His head is throbbing (with pain).

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