Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “wretch”

See all translations

wretch

noun /retʃ/
a miserable, unhappy creature
desgraciado, miserable
The poor wretch!
a name used in annoyance or anger
¡desgraciado!
You wretch!
wretched /ˈretʃid/ adjective very poor or miserable They live in a wretched little house. used in annoyance
maldito
This wretched machine won’t work!
wretchedly adverb
miserablemente
wretchedness noun
miseria
Translations of “wretch”
in French malheureux/-euse, scélérat/-ate…
in German das Wesen, der Schuft…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不快樂的人, 可憐的人, 不幸的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不快乐的人, 可怜的人, 不幸的人…
(Definition of wretch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “wretch” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

make believe

believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting, but are not real

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More