Translation of fright in Spanish:

fright

miedo, n.

Pronunciation: /fraɪt//frʌɪt/

noun

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    • 1.1(fear)

      miedo masculine
      susto masculine
      I nearly died of fright casi me muero de miedo / del susto
      • to take fright at sth asustarse por algo
      • The workshop was tutored step-by-step and was aided by video counselling in overcoming stage fear and fright.
      • He jumped in fright, swerved and nearly crashed the cab.
      • He noticed Trudy standing in the doorway, her face pale with fright.
      • Mary, a short pug-nosed brunette, jumped in fright at the sudden entrance of a stranger and opened her mouth to scream but no sound came.
      • Carla shrieked in fright, jumping sideways before realizing she was being confronted by two, more than likely, perfectly harmless fans.
      • I have had several people jump with fright when they see it.
      • The conclusion was she probably died of fright from an attack by the neighbour's cat.
      • I noticed someone who was examining the corpse turn pale with fright as he turned to the officer.
      • Before she could finish the sentence, Fran let out a sudden cry of fright as she was swept up off her feet.
      • A voice answered from behind her, before a wrinkled hand clamped down on the girl's shoulder, making her jump into the air from a case of sudden fright.
      • Forgive me if I appear to be laughing it off - nervous laughter is sometimes the only defense we have against panic and fright.
      • An owl fluttered its wings and both Heidi and I jumped out of fright.
      • The reality of such fears is borne out by the evidence of tombstones testifying to those who died of fright after seeing a ghost.
      • There is continued expert support for the Freudian view which emphasized the importance of the element of sudden fright or surprise in neurosis following trauma.
      • Her eyes were damp with tears and her face pale with fright and pain, so her forced smile seemed very out of place.
      • Thoroughly demoralized by my dream, I was in a state of nervous fright by the time I got to the venue.
      • Bridget paled with fright, but looked at her cousin sternly.
      • You will scream, you will shudder, you will turn pale with fright.
      • Last year hundreds of birds died of fright due to fireworks being set off near the Hutchinson Road sanctuary.
      • Although she was pale with fright and nauseous from the strain, Ava had to chuckle.

    • 1.2(shock)

      susto masculine
      to get a fright darse / pegarse un susto
      • she had the fright of her life se llevó un susto de muerte
      • to give sb a fright darle / pegarle un susto a algn
      • you gave me a terrible fright! ¡me diste / pegaste un susto tremendo!

  • 2informal

    (person, dress)
    adefesio masculine informal
    espantajo masculine