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English translation of 'torcido'

Word Frequency


(no derecho)
[nariz, línea] crooked
[palo, alambre] bent
el cuadro está torcido the picture is not straightthe picture is crooked
llevaba el sombrero algo torcido he had his hat on not quite straight
2.  (taimado) deviouscrooked
3.  (Andes, Central America, Caribbean) (desgraciado) unlucky
masculine noun
[de seda] twist

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Example Sentences Including 'torcido'

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Al poco de comenzar el entrenamiento, Juanmi se fue al vestuario con el gesto torcido.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1995)
Cuando Prieto ha entrevisto que los radicales podrían sacar dos o tres diputados en la elección parcial, ha torcido el gesto, y ha opinado que se aplazaran.
Manuel Azaña Memorias políticas y de guerra. Vol 1
Lorenzo Daza tuvo que mirarlo de lado, como los loros, para encontrarlo con el ojo torcido.
Gabriel García Márquez El amor en los tiempos del cólera
Pero que con renglones derechos escriba torcido , es otra cosa.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Sin duda cumpliré con mis obligaciones ", declaró el presidente, que no pudo evitar un cierto gesto torcido ante la pregunta formulada.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Un equipo ágrafo el Madrid o que, a lo sumo, escribe torcido con renglones ilegibles.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)

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'torcido' in Other Languages

British English: crooked ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as crooked, especially something that is usually straight, you mean that it is bent or twisted.
...the crooked line of his broken nose.
  • American English: crooked
  • Brazilian Portuguese: torto
  • Chinese: 扭曲的
  • European Spanish: torcido
  • French: tordu
  • German: krumm
  • Italian: storto
  • Japanese: 屈曲した
  • Korean: 비뚤어진
  • European Portuguese: torto
  • Latin American Spanish: torcido
British English: lopsided ADJECTIVE
Something that is lopsided is uneven because one side is lower or heavier than the other.
His suit had shoulders that made him look lopsided.


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