Translation of cockroach in Spanish:

cockroach

cucaracha, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɒkrəʊtʃ//ˈkɑkˌroʊtʃ/

noun

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    cucaracha feminine
    • Vermin, mostly rodents and cockroaches, climbed out of the flooded gutters to seek refuge inside houses.
    • Houseflies, mosquitoes and cockroaches are identified as the most common domestic insect pests.
    • The ants and the cockroaches have also begun to return; no longer is it safe to leave the cat food out on the back step.
    • Removing the space prevents cockroaches and other pests from residing in the dark corners.
    • For example, if you put your hand in front of a cockroach, the insect will immediately turn and run in the opposite direction.