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English translation of 'cortante'

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cortante

adjective
1.  [instrumento] cuttingsharp
2.  [viento] cuttingbiting
hace un frío cortante it’s bitterly cold
3.  [respuesta] sharpcutting
masculine noun
(trinchador) cleaverchopper

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Example Sentences Including 'cortante'

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Era un final de cuello y un nacer de espalda que se prestaba a clavar una cosa cortante , hendiéndola como en un queso de bola.
Ana María Matute La Virgen de Antioquía y otros cuentos
Es norteamericana, tiene 27 años y apenas puede escribir, porque el cortante frío de los Andes le hincha monstruosamente los dedos.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Le preguntaron cómo habia entrado alli y ella, cortante , les espetó que, al parecer, los guardias no eran tan celosos como ellos.
Félix Novales El tazón de hierro: memoria personal de un militante de los Grapo
Y en este territorio, Vidal subraya la necesidad de pulir cualquier movimiento gratuito, relevando la dureza cortante y ácida de esta obra.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Ya estaba advertido por el padre Páez: un hombre alto, lleno de fuerza, con unos ojos verdes hipnóticos y un hablar cortante.
Carlos Fuentes La muerte de Artemio Cruz

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'cortante' in Other Languages

British English: biting ADJECTIVE
Biting wind or cold is extremely cold.
...a raw, biting northerly wind.
British English: cutting ADJECTIVE
A cutting remark is unkind and likely to hurt someone's feelings.
People make cutting remarks to help themselves feel superior or powerful.

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Translation of cortante from the Collins Spanish to English
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