English translation of 'galleta'
(= dulce) biscuit (Brit) ⧫ cookie (esp US)
(Nautical) ship’s biscuit ⧫ hardtack
(Southern Cone) coarse bread
▪ idiom: ir a toda galleta (informal) to go full-speed
See galleta de soda
See galleta salada
2. (informal) (= bofetada) bash (informal) ⧫ slap
se pegó una galleta con la moto he had a bad smash on the bike
3. (Andes, Southern Cone) small bowl for drinking maté
4. (Latin America) (informal) confusion ⧫ disorder
▪ idiom: hacerse una galleta (Southern Cone) to get muddled
5. (Southern Cone) (= bronca) ticking-off (informal)
le dieron una buena galleta they gave him a good ticking-off (informal)
▪ idiom: colgar or dar la galleta a algn (Andes, Argentina) (informal) (= despedir) to sack sb (informal) ⧫ fire sb (informal); (= plantar) to jilt sb; (= rechazar) to give sb the brush-off (informal); (= no hacer caso a) to give sb the cold shoulder
▪ idiom: tener mucha galleta (Mexico) (informal) to be very strong
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'galleta' in Other Languages
British English: biscuit /ˈbɪskɪt/ NOUN
A biscuit is a small flat cake that is crisp and usually sweet.
- American English: cookie
- Arabic: بَسْكَوِيت
- Brazilian Portuguese: bolacha
- Chinese: 饼干
- Croatian: keks
- Czech: sušenka
- Danish: kiks
- Dutch: biscuit
- European Spanish: galleta
- Finnish: keksi
- French: biscuit
- German: Keks
- Greek: μπισκότο
- Italian: biscotto
- Japanese: ビスケット
- Korean: 비스킷
- Norwegian: kjeks
- Polish: herbatnik
- European Portuguese: bolacha
- Romanian: biscuit
- Russian: печенье
- Latin American Spanish: galleta
- Swedish: kex
- Thai: ขนมปังกรอบ
- Turkish: bisküvi
- Ukrainian: печиво
- Vietnamese: bánh quy
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