Translation of Heath Robinson in Spanish:

Heath Robinson

complicado y estrambótico, adj.

Pronunciation /hiːθ ˈrɒbɪns(ə)n/

adjective

British
informal

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    complicado y estrambótico
    • There in Brighton is a Heath Robinson contraption that defies the laws of physics.
    • Mounted on a supermarket trolley is a Heath Robinson device.
    • Standing outside (now with cold feet), watching ‘her’ (as Donald refers to the wheel) crank into action as the sluice gates let in water from the Essett burn, there was a Heath Robinson moment.
    • The Liberal Democratic Party is a Heath Robinson contraption which defies the Laws of physics.
    • The organisation has a Heath Robinson scheme involving a trolley on wheels with a grease trap.