Translation of hangover in Spanish:

hangover

resaca, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈhæŋˌoʊvər//ˈhaŋəʊvə/

noun

  • 1

    (from drinking)
    resaca feminine
    cruda feminine Mexico Central America informal
    guayabo masculine Colombia informal
    ratón masculine Venezuela informal
    • Their mum supports a cycle of drinking the night away, sleeping out hangovers then sunbaking while drinking the rest of the day away.
    • I had always been lucky when it had come to alcohol and hangovers.
    • Dave, Geoff and myself had very severe hangovers and someone complained that the air in the cave smelt of stale beer fumes.
    • I've always thought of hangovers as alcohol's vengeful older brother.
    • They left him with the kind of domestic and professional headaches which render hangovers mere child's play.
    • Those of you who think alcohol induces hangovers are so seriously lacking in knowledge.
    • He was starting to think that the massive headache he got from hangovers would be an every day thing.
    • But, as with so many high-flyers of the 80s, the headaches and the hangovers were on their way.
    • Your cousin Harry pours drinks so strong your hangover gets a hangover?
    • Never have collective headaches and hangovers been better earned.
    • In true darts style, some of the lacklustre play was blamed on the drink - hangovers from the night before, that is.
    • If teams are supposed to have hangovers after European matches how come Celtic make the opposition do all the suffering?
    • They believe that the best cure for a hangover is to start drinking the same stuff again as quickly as possible.
    • This morning I have just a bit of a hangover having gone out drinking with Jimmy the Bollix last night.
    • Well perhaps it was not that dramatic, but at any rate, he had woken up to a pounding headache and a splitting hangover.
    • Seeing the disaster zone in the cold light of day can be enough to speed a headache to a full-blown hangover.
    • This herbal remedy appears to retard drunkenness when taken before drinking and negate hangovers when taken after.
    • These side-effects are far more severe than a hangover and can act as a strong deterrent to drinking.
    • Additionally, the increased rate of absorption seems to increase headaches and hangovers.
    • Being the great friend that I am, I go to the mini fridge and go mix up a special drink for hangovers.
  • 2

    (survival)
    vestigio masculine
    reliquia feminine
    a hangover from earlier times un vestigio / una reliquia de tiempo pasados
    • There's a hangover from that which has made people reluctant to chase after the big money.
    • However, the historical elements you use should be those that are meaningful to you, not just hangovers from the past that nobody has really thought about.
    • One feature that he sees as a hangover from the past is how people react when they have made mistakes.
    • This could be a hangover from communism, while there could be other influences.
    • As a result this practice, a hangover from the old regime, was discontinued in 1995.
    • It's hard to say whether this is a hangover from the breakdown or just his incredible nervous energy finding an outlet.
    • This popular fallacy about room temperature is a hangover from the years when wine was a luxury for the few.
    • Lulled by its peace we rather like its decay, the sense of being a hangover from another era.
    • The closing of the precinct was a hangover from the casino idea, which was still a possibility.
    • The poles are a hangover from the days when barbers doubled as surgeons and carried out bloodletting.
    • I don't think there will be a hangover from then; they got that sorted in November.
    • The internal one is a hangover from the Soviet times and is their only valid form of I.d.
    • Instead they appear as hangovers from the past or the result of mistaken government policies.
    • This kind of language is a hangover from when weblogs were written largely by and for web geeks.
    • I guess it's a hangover from my childhood in Japan: I find koi extremely calming.
    • I carried a hangover from my club situation into the World Cup finals.
    • You might dismiss them as hangovers of the past, doomed to early extinction.
    • The name was a hangover from the First World War, when the larger mortars were employed to lay down smoke or gas.
    • Mr Mahony blames a hangover from the Honeyford affair on the failure to establish real dialogue on race issues.
    • Like refrigerated Valpolicella and pet rocks, it feels like a hangover from another age.