Translation of hard-boiled in Spanish:

hard-boiled

duro, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈhɑrd ˈˌbɔɪld//ˌhɑːdˈbɔɪld/

adjective

  • 1

    (egg) duro
    • Even if the salad is dressed with strips of duck, bits of bacon lardons, goat cheese or sliced hard-boiled eggs, stay the course.
    • At Rue 57, a bustling midtown Manhattan French bistro, along with the hard-boiled eggs displayed on the bar for snacking are salted edamame, a perfect bar nibble.
    • I was getting all sorts of rich flavours from a cold hard-boiled egg.
    • ‘A typical breakfast consists of a mashed up hard-boiled egg, a white soup-like substance, and bread and cream,’ said Chandler.
    • Once again, Geoff reached the crux of the procedure: coaxing the lens through the small incision, a move about as easy as extracting the yolk from a hard-boiled egg without removing the shell.
    • He adds anchovy fillets to stews and casseroles instead of sea salt, and can't face a hard-boiled egg without an anchovy curled up on top of it.
    • David's plan informed me that I was allowed to snack on two celery sticks, half a red pepper, plus some chopped hard-boiled egg white - whereupon I told David to stuff it, and ate a bowl of Frosties and three marshmallows.
    • Make double batches of rice, pasta, baked potatoes, hard-boiled eggs and chili.
    • The Tatars are known in particular for their wide array of pastries, especially their meat pies, which, besides beef or lamb and onions, may include ingredients such as hard-boiled eggs, rice, and raisins.
    • Plus, I switch the protein shakes with hard-boiled egg whites.
    • This may include folar, a cake made of sweet dough and topped with hard-boiled eggs.
    • Spoon cottage cheese mixture into hard-boiled egg halves and refrigerate.
    • I'll often get a salad, and then put hard-boiled egg whites and turkey on it, maybe some fish, and grab some fruit for dessert.
    • I've learned to appreciate the snack-stop pickles, especially combined with a hard-boiled egg I snatch at breakfast and save until my body is craving protein after lunch.
    • For breakfast, he pulled yolks from hard-boiled eggs and downed them with oatmeal.
    • Texture's certainly the reason I despised hard-boiled egg yolks, though it doesn't explain my fear of eating potato salad.
    • Diced hard-boiled eggs with the shell and whole-grain cereals and wheat bread are also excellent items to add to their diet.
    • He then smiled charmingly as he offered me a hard-boiled egg from his plate, warning that the yolk had been removed.
    • The hearty breakfast buffet includes hot oatmeal, seasonal fruit, hard-boiled eggs, baked apples and whole-grain breads.
    • Shame on you for enjoying that hard-boiled egg on your chef's salad.
  • 2

    (unsentimental)
    endurecido
    • In place of imposing rational discovery, the hard-boiled hero experiences bewildering initiation into the violence just under an urbane surface.
    • His staff is hard-boiled and believes that no pads means no results.
    • By the time the opening titles assault the viewer with a hard-edged metallic clunk, Nowhere To Hide has already set itself up as a hard-boiled gangster/detective film that is slick, fast and furious.
    • The hard-boiled hero's rapport with oppressed and marginalized people has a well-articulated rationale.
    • Even hard-boiled sceptics will be stupefied at what is on sale there in place of the current literature: Neatly arranged and priced, as if they were the major works on the Nazi era, are the administrative reports of the memorial.
    • The role requires a fresh face, but a hard-boiled personality to sell the character.
    • Can they be as hard-boiled and mean as their contemporary criminal counterparts?
    • A jumbled curiosity of a film, Charlie isn't sure whether it wants to be a hard-boiled gangster thriller, a thoughtful biography, or a legal drama.
    • The convention of extralegality for a just cause antedates the advent of hard-boiled heroes.
    • These unbelievably hard-boiled women, one has already lost an eye and looks like Captain Ahab, transform over the course of the year from dry joke tellers to ticking time bombs.
    • Roy's hard-boiled man with a softer side is the forerunner of characters like Sam Spade, and the beginning of film-noir.
    • The fascinating thing about him is he's not the cliched cynical and hard-boiled war photographer portrayed in Hollywood movies.
    • The unorthodox approach of child protection lecturer Dr Sue Hamilton caused a flutter of discomfort among the hard-boiled audience, but at the seminar on youth development it was to be politics, not sex, which aroused the football men.
    • The hard-boiled reporters in attendance look on in astonishment as the doddering old CEO mimics pumping motions with his arms.
    • Walter Mosely is one of the few other black hard-boiled writers making an impact.
    • Conte seems like one of his hard-boiled characters from elsewhere, rather than a celebrated psychiatrist, as he questions Ferrer and listens to his wife.
    • From the hard-boiled Aunt Vippy in Brooklyn to her loving mother who sends cheesecakes from the family home 12,000 miles away in Australia, all the women in her family are larger than life in both senses of the word.
    • Revelation's story is all about Drake's evolution as an adventurer, so we needed a flexible character - someone who isn't a hard-boiled guy from the start.
    • His disarming professorial habit of asking hard-boiled members of the press to repeat his words of wisdom after him (which he himself has repeated anyhow) somehow never seems offensive.
    • Ads urged readers to become skilled, well-paid workers; hard-boiled heroes knocked heads with clients and agency owners over their workplace autonomy.