Translation of crib in Spanish:


cuna, n.

Pronunciation: /krɪb//krɪb/


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    • 1.1US (child's bed)

      cuna feminine
      • He crawled around the crib, following the sides, one two three four and back again.
      • It was wonderful, deep mahogany, with an amber shine flowing up the sides of the crib, revealing a soft down mattress through the circular, smooth bars.
      • Babies can fall from their cribs if the side rails are not at the right level in relationship to the mattress surface.
      • Paul was whimpering, his hands clenching the sides of his wooden crib.
      • We had a little twin bed up against one wall, our bed against another, and a bassinet right next to it, as well as a crib next to the twin bed, and that's not mentioning the dresser.
      • Normally, the hospital beds for infants are big cribs, but the sides come down so you can examine the baby and take care of them.
      • Angel walked over to the other side of the crib and looked down at the baby.
      • There stood two boys, one in red and one in blue, on either side leaning over a crib.
      • Thus, canvas seating furniture was popular, as were caned chairs, sofas, cribs, and beds.
      • One mother added a twin bed next to her queen-size bed; another moved a crib next to her bed and removed the side rail.
      • They're up and down, up and down, all night, waking up every three hours and standing at the side of the crib and screaming and acting like they can't get back down again.
      • Hand-me-downs such as cribs, bassinets, strollers, high chairs, and clothes can help save time and money.
      • Shane lay on her sister's couch reading a parenting magazine while Lorna slept in her crib on the other side of the room.
      • Kelly's blanket was over the rocking chair in the corner where I had put it and another blanket was draped in a similar fashion over the side of the crib where my mother had put it.
      • The room is also large enough to allow for a crib or a cot if a couple with a child is staying over.
      • Wind up the mobile, hang it to the side of the crib instead of directly overhead, and Baby will turn his head to the side while he dozes off.
      • She was completely out of the covers and stuck between the sides of the crib.
      • Double drop down sided cribs are a popular option among those parents who have room to place the crib so it's not against the wall.
      • She leaned over the sides of the crib, trying to see something in the clear blue eyes of the infant.
      • The decision to use a crib or a bassinet is one that many parents often wrestle with.

    • 1.2British (Nativity scene)

      nacimiento masculine
      pesebre masculine
      belén masculine Spain
      • A Christmas crib with figures made from hessian was also a great attraction.
      • A live animal crib, which will remain open at the Mansion House in Dublin until Christmas Eve, is attracting a lot of public attention.
      • A whole district of the old town continues to be devoted to making cribs - tiny animals, glittering wise men and pink infant Christs.
      • Items on show include: Tables, mirrors and a nativity crib.
      • This is the ninth year of the nativity crib which will be open to the public from 10 pm to 6pm daily until December 23.
      • Pupils have brought some traditional festive cheer to a small rural village, by repairing nativity figures and a crib.
      • There was a blessing of a beautiful crib with carol singing.
      • The animals will be in the crib up until Christmas Eve and will be cared for by agricultural and veterinary students from University College Dublin.
      • Over this coming week, millions all over Europe will crowd into churches for the carols, the cribs and the celebration of the birth of a baby to a single, probably teenage, mum a couple of thousand years ago.
      • Burned figures from a Christmas crib are being painstakingly restored in the hope that they can take their rightful place at the centre of the festive celebrations.
      • The Crib Service, in which the model of the baby Jesus is placed into his crib by a lucky child volunteer, attracts children from across the city every year.
      • At Christmas, the town was dismayed when a nativity crib was stolen from a pensioner's garden.
      • There are 142 stalls with gift items, children's toys, figures for nativity cribs, Christmas decorations, mulled wine, grilled sausages, and gingerbread.
      • The knelt down by his crib, and started worshipping Him.
      • Christmas tree decor and cribs are much in demand.
      • Clay modeller Joe Camilleri is well known for his nativity representations, cribs and bas-reliefs in which he takes great care with details and style, especially in his figurines.
      • The IFA Live Animal Crib is based on a similar crib, which has been a feature of Christmas in the Grande Place in Brussels for many years.
      • Children especially love visiting the crib on Christmas Eve.
      • It's heart-warming to see a number of cribs displayed in local windows to carry on a tradition stretching back down the decades.
      • It doesn't make sense without a baby, and the Christmas crib has no meaning without the Christ child.

    • 1.3US (home)

      casa feminine
      • After bragging about being at Ozzy's crib I asked Blag why he was walking around Hollywood.
      • Does it literally transform your crib into the subzero lava lounge you always wanted it to be?
      • For a modest fee, Sharon will stop by your crib to tell you all about your past lives, contact a few lost loved ones on your behalf and take a peek in to what your future holds in store.
      • Mental note, never visit Troy Hudson's crib in Orlando.
      • Jay-Z is about to purchase a 4000 square foot pimped crib for a mere $6.9 million.
      • A shiver sped up my spine as we pulled up to Greg's crib.
      • Instead of the Quick-E-Mart, head over to your man's crib.
      • So what I meant was you should come over to ma crib so we can have us a party dis Friday.
      • Back at the crib it's a different story - the action is all on the street.
      • If you do decide to travel to Châteauneuf to take in the warm sun and charming wines, don't expect a guided tour of the pope's old crib.
      • He had this fly crib and this crazy setup where you just pressed a button and all this great music started playing.
      • An entirely free public service, all you need to do is call her up and Geneviève will happily stop by to scope out your crib and offer suggestions on how you can better safeguard your digs from thieves.
      • ‘I can't believe ya locked me outta ma own crib,’ Evan said, closing the door behind himself.
      • Following an afternoon spent smoking dope in the office, the crew of three heads over to the writer's crib and dangles him off his balcony.
      • Mary lives wiv him in a council crib.
      • We will then walk past the envious eyes of the city to my crib, where we will get down all night long.

    • 1.4New Zealand (holiday house)

      casita de veraneo feminine

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    • 2.1Farming

      pesebre masculine
      • When they came up to the farmyard for Dad to shovel the corn out of the wagon into the crib, the girls came to the house to get warm.
      • However, with cold weather and narrow, well-ventilated cribs, corn may be stored when grain moisture is several percentage points higher.
      • When I saw one of these cages it reminded me of a large steel crib.
      • She shooed away a hen that had wandered too close to the crib.
      • One summer, about 1952, a local ranch hand and I built a hay crib at the edge of the meadow north of the Keyes house.

    • 2.2US (for storing grain)

      granero masculine

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    • 3.1(for cheating in exam)

      chuleta feminine informal
      acordeón masculine Mexico informal
      comprimido masculine Peru Colombia informal
      machete masculine River Plate informal
      torpedo masculine Chile informal
      • These days students and teachers alike have such a wealth of cribs available to them, on the Internet, that just who is plagiarising what from whom has become virtually impossible to detect.
      • Send me your cribs and I will be eternally grateful.
      • The final English texts are being rendered by 13 Cork-born poets, almost all of them working from cribs, glosses produced by an intermediate translator.
      • It's the crib sheet for all journalists working in Africa, allowing us to seem like experts at the first hint of a coup.
      • Writing about cribs sold to explain the HSC English texts that teachers apparently aren't teaching, Michaels has this to say.
      • Now, we know that all the usual suspects have been hitting the airwaves on this one, with the crib notes in hand.
      • As I said at the beginning, it seems to me an intelligent crib for a novice teacher in creative writing, a short-cut to hone in onto necessary aspects in the teaching process.
      • What should we make of the role of the crib sheets, in which the obscured texts are revealed?
      • Your hands will be shaking and they'll all be able to tell because you'll be holding your crib sheet.
      • There was no cheating (not like Richard Keith and his CNPS crib book).

    • 3.2(plagiarism)

      refrito masculine informal
      plagio masculine
      • In a better movie, such cribs might be considered homages; here, they sully the source.
      • One image is a direct crib from Millais's The rescue and so the slide set must date from after 1855.
      • Like sophomore literature students, they want the movie to be a faithful crib of the book.
      • Richard Strauss and Mahler largely get dumped, at least as far as musical cribs go, and Bloch gets to fight it out with Debussy alone.

    • 3.3(translation)

      traducción feminine

  • 4Britishinformal


transitive verb

  • 1informal

    (answer) copiar
    to crib sth from / off sth/sb
    • he cribbed whole paragraphs from the encyclop(a)edia copió párrafos enteros de la enciclopedia
    • she cribbed the answer from her classmate le copió la respuesta a su compañera

intransitive verb

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    she was caught cribbing from the book/her classmate la pillaron copiando del libro/copiándole a su compañera