Spanish translation of smother
- (= stifle)
- [yawn, sob, laughter]
- (= cover)
⇒ fruit smothered in cream
fruta f cubierta de crema
⇒ a book smothered in dust
un libro cubierto de polvo
⇒ the child was smothered in dirt
el niño estaba todo sucio
⇒ they smothered him with kisses
le colmaron or abrumaron de besos
- (= asphyxiate)
Example Sentences Including 'smother'
The tension in the car seemed to suck the oxygen from the air and threatened to smother us.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
The rising wind and falling snow would soon smother it, but the charging buck was scorched to obliteration.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
He groped blindly for a kerchief, for the sheet, the pillow, anything to smother the noise.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
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Translation of smother from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary
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