Translation of braid in Spanish:


trenza, n.

Pronunciation: /breɪd//breɪd/


  • 1US

    (of hair)
    trenza feminine
    she wears her hair in braids lleva el pelo trenzado
    • A pleasant breeze came in blew strands of hair our of my braid.
    • As you methodically create the braids direct the braided hair forward towards the front of the face.
    • Many Otavalo men wear their hair in long, black braids.
    • Her veil off, Shouket wore her hennaed hair in a long braid.
    • I plaited my hair into a thick braid and secured it with a stray thread from the hem of my skirt.
    • To frame the face - and produce a natural-looking hairline - she attached the hair with tiny braids at the root.
    • Lately I've been wearing my hair in millions of braids or I'll take them out and wear the afro God gave me.
    • Her hair hung in braids, almost like cornrows, but prettier.
    • I wore the dress, white tights, black ankle boots and had my hair in braids.
    • She shook her head to physically remove the thoughts from her mind, and she set about plaiting her hair into a braid, tying the end with a pale purple ribbon.
    • Keep your look fresh and simple when it comes to your hair, says celebrity hairstylist Oscar James, who advocates braids and twists.
    • She has black curly hair pulled back into a braid with loose strands pinned back with those bobby pin things.
    • We'll see many more cornrow-inspired looks than individual braids, Amos says.
    • The woman who swept the stone courtyard wore a traditional Tibetan gown, trim and dark, and had plaited her raven hair into a thick braid.
    • She had strawberry blonde hair in twin braids, and had the most beautiful smile he'd ever seen.
    • It is ideal for natural textures (in loose states, not in braids, twists or locks) or overprocessed hair.
    • Senegalese sisters, eager to weave braids into the hair of women and men, spill from the salons.
    • When my hair was long, I put it in braids or a ponytail.
    • She styled the remaining hair into four-strand braids and then unbraided the ends to create wavy strands.
    • She was tall and skinny, with her blonde hair in two braids on either side of her head.
    • For festive occasions, unmarried women wear small red felt caps adorned with gold braid, and married women don large white hats with starched wings.
    • The dashboard is decorated in purple velour and gold braid, protected from dust by a fitted polythene cover.
    • A set of cheap white hand towels can be made unique by the addition of colored ribbon or braid sewn approximately 3 inches from each end.
    • She wears all black, except for a cap edged in gold braid.
    • Names that fit us like oversized coats, trimmed in seed pearls, gold braid, and the hides of baby seals.
    • He was a leader, represented by his standard and his throne-like stool, and perhaps the item worn around his neck decorated with gold braid.
    • As charming as he is savvy, Abu Hattem cuts a dashing figure, invariably dressed in immaculate robes covered by a thin brown cloak edged with gold braid.
    • Standing atop one of them, with his back to her, was a man wearing a dress blue Navy uniform with yards of gold braid banded around the sleeves.
    • Elegant satin and silk coverings with braid and lace can cost quite a bit.
    • He was around 12 years old, a mop of blond hair and dressed like a Harrods bellboy in red outfit and gold braid.
    • Alongside her on the top deck of the Antarctic survey ship HMS Endurance, stood the Duke of Edinburgh in the uniform of Admiral of the Fleet, encrusted with gold braid.
    • She'd some slate colors in her possession, and I had worn one of the gowns, trimmed with gold braid.
    • Although the origin of the word is unknown, an inkle is a coloured tape or braid similar to the braids produced in tablet weaving.
    • I was surprised, by actually liking the way linen print and cotton braid looks when knitted up.
    • An army officer's ultimate posing outfit is, of course, his dress uniform, made to measure while at Sandhurst and decorated with lots of shiny brass buttons and gold braid.
    • There was a vivid contrast between the splendour of the gold braid and decoration of the uniform and the jagged holes from the bullet which took Nelson's life.
    • He wore a tall black hat trimmed with gold braid, a black swallow tail coat with a white silk lining, white knee breeches and black, silver buckled shoes.
    • They could even spin very fine silk threads and weave these into decorative braids, although it is more likely that they only ever saw the thread rather than the raw silk fibres.
    • An embroidered cotton upper garment, the valanka, is embellished with tufted fringes and braid along the seams.
    • No one but Michael Jackson wears knee breeches and gold braid anymore.
  • 2

    (on clothing)
    galón masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (silk/hemp) trenzar
    she braided her hair se trenzó el pelo