Traducción de will-o'-the-wisp en Español:

will-o'-the-wisp

fuego fatuo, n.

Pronunciación /ˌwɪləðəˈwɪsp//wɪləðəˈwɪsp/

nombre

  • 1

    (light)
    fuego fatuo masculino
    • When lit, the cloth can be made to dance like a will-o'-the-wisp in the dark - a stunt that would definitely not amuse a modern fire marshal.
    • I saw it now, a dull orange will-o'-the-wisp bobbing and winking through the trees.
    • Pale blue light, the colour of Egewe's hair or a will-o'-the-wisp, filled the room.
  • 2

    (sth elusive)
    quimera femenino
    • As the years passed, he became even more of a will-o'-the-wisp; not to be pinned down; difficult to track.
    • And yet if a writer succeeds in catching the will-o'-the-wisp she will go on existing, elusive and transformed, in the character she has created.
    • She strained ever harder, blocking out all distractions, chasing a will-o'-the-wisp through uncharted paths in her own mind.
    • When confronted by the sacraments crisis, Louis XV had tried desperately to avoid treading on clerical toes and had pursued the will-o'-the-wisp of a ‘third way’ that could unite moderates against the fanatics on both sides.
    • He was a will-o'-the-wisp, more of a concept than a man.