Translation of gimlet in Spanish:


barrena, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡɪmlət//ˈɡɪmlɪt/


  • 1

    barrena feminine
    before noun she fixed him with a gimlet eye lo taladró con la mirada
    • At a later date, a special steel gimlet was sometimes provided to penetrate the more modern tin cap in situ.
    • After insertion to the shoulder, the gimlet would be unscrewed a few turns to allow the liquid to flow out, then screwed back into the barrel to stop the flow.
    • The three small lead weights, a long chalk line reel, and two ash handles thought to be gimlets (small boring tools) are the only objects associated with carpentry that were found in the chest.
  • 2

    cóctel de ginebra o vodka con lima
    • The lawyer always drank three vodka gimlets on the way to Chicago and three scotch and sodas returning to New York.
    • ‘Sometimes I feel like I'm trapped in my past,’ said Sarah, buzzing from her gin gimlet.
    • We sat at the bar, and the guy behind it knew April by name, and gave her the usual, a vodka gimlet.
    • I would especially recommend the mojito and the vodka gimlet - delicious!
    • The next afternoon, my father was sipping gimlets and preparing an extravagant meal for the four of us to share around the glass dining table.