Translation of downright in Spanish:

downright

descarado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdaʊnˌraɪt//ˈdaʊnrʌɪt/

adjective

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    (lie/insolence) descarado
    (liar/crook/rogue) redomado
    (crook/liar/rogue) de tomo y lomo informal
    (madness) total y absoluto
    • No other night of the year manages the unique combination of misery, discomfort, expense and sheer downright unpleasantness.
    • There's a fine line between risqué humour and downright bad taste.
    • Beyond that, there lurk the problems of a slender majority, vulnerable to prima donnas, by-elections and downright blackmailers.
    • One panel of figures alone gives cause for concern, if not downright alarm.
    • I too am one of your ilk, and I know the pain, suffering, stress, frustration and downright anger that comes from driving in this place.
    • In view of above-mentioned I feel the recount was pure nonsense and downright contempt of our democracy.
    • Trucks pump out far too much pollution and the buses where I live are a downright disgrace.
    • First, this is a repertoire book, but there are key parts of the repertoire that are drawish at best and a downright forced draw at worst.
    • Each result was not only an embarrassment, but a downright disgrace.
    • There are many obscure and dubious mathematical assertions, as well as downright errors.
    • There are good solutions, okay solutions and downright very bad ones.
    • His documents portrayed evidence of downright fraud, as well as real estate law violations.
    • But there appears to have been a sudden change of heart by the tax authorities, chucking the whole process into doubt, delay and downright despair.
    • It was downright bad marking that allowed Dermot Shields head past Larkin from six yards for the lead goal.
    • November 5 may still be more than three weeks away but already the nuisance, fear and downright danger caused by the firework season is in full swing.

adverb

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    it was downright dangerous! ¡fue peligrosísimo!
    • that's downright stupid ¡eso es una soberana estupidez!
    • he's downright mean es tacañísimo
    • he wasn't so much impolite as downright rude! ¡no estuvo descortés sino de lo más grosero!
    • When we walked back out to the dock, the 35 degrees felt downright comfortable.
    • I find this extremely unprofessional, not to mention downright rude.
    • Yes, there are lots of things that we find unpleasant or downright offensive - but what is the best way of controlling this?
    • Besides being extremely affected by his ex-wife, he was downright angry at his female companion.
    • But this one is just downright wrong in the total impression it tries to create.
    • The massive cleanup in New Orleans includes some unpleasant, some might say downright disgusting, jobs.
    • Some are necessary and some are not, some are proper and some are not, some are downright evil.
    • As with most new developments, the effects are a mixture of the good, the not so good and the downright bad.
    • When did our leaders become so gauche, impolite, rude and downright insensitive?
    • When I interviewed him by telephone a few years ago, he sounded not simply shy or stroppy but downright unhappy.
    • Most of all, the book felt extremely overwritten and her abstract prose style was downright tiresome.
    • It's brief, pithy and to the point - but it's also downright ugly and rude, so I don't condone it.
    • Even if I just knew I was going to say something completely bizarre or downright weird.
    • I know that many in the tabloid media can be downright nasty and unpleasant, but I didn't think this would happen!
    • Members of our government were downright corrupt, crooked and utter hypocrites.
    • In plain English, smoking looks bad, smells bad, and is just downright bad for you.
    • In fact, I think it'd be a downright brilliant idea if done properly.
    • The burgers - they boast about using Harris beef - were downright bad.
    • When is the film-making process simply downright exploitative?
    • I nodded reluctantly, despite being thoroughly annoyed and downright insulted at such an accusation.