Translation of grin in Spanish:

grin

sonreír, v.

Pronunciation: /ɡrɪn//ɡrɪn/

intransitive verb

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    sonreír
    he grinned nervously at me me sonrió nervioso
    • she was grinning from ear to ear sonreía de oreja a oreja
    • to grin and bear it aguantarse
    • we'll just have to grin and bear it tendremos que aguantarnos
    • Great action, good characters, good acting, good villains, a good story: I came out of the cinema grinning with delight.
    • In all of the pictures, her mother was grinning like a Cheshire cat.
    • He grinned wickedly in response to her skeptical expression.
    • He gave him a pat on the head and grinned in spite of himself.
    • Kevin and Max smirked and grinned in triumph at each other.
    • He returned to the locker room, covered with mud, but grinning ear-to-ear.
    • To our astonishment, Denis was grinning at us, and was even now heading in our direction.
    • The man was still grinning from ear to ear.
    • The older girl stopped short and looked over her head, grinning like a maniac.
    • Both boys were grinning widely, showing off all their teeth.
    • Both men grinned broadly as they left court.
    • Her friend laughed and even Sadie couldn't help grinning a little.
    • By now more than one third of the class was grinning broadly or chuckling to themselves.
    • The girl grinned impishly, her hazel eyes sparkling with mischief.
    • My vision a bit blurry and still gasping for breath, I found myself trapped by three grinning teenage girls.
    • She grins at me, revealing perfectly white teeth.
    • Walk through the tiny airport at Yap, and a small tanned youth will grin at you broadly and place a flower arrangement on your head.
    • Maurice eyed me suspiciously, then realised who I was and grinned.
    • As my bare feet hit the cool cement of pavement I grinned in triumph.
    • She couldn't stop grinning like an idiot for the rest of the day.
    • Dom grinned at my joke and at his idea.

    abiertamente o burlonamente


noun

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    sonrisa feminine
    (mocking) sonrisa burlona feminine
    and you can take / wipe that grin off your face! ¡y no te rías!
    • a horrible grin una mueca espantosa