Translation of knowingly in Spanish:


de manera cómplice, adv.

Pronunciation /ˈnəʊɪŋli//ˈnoʊɪŋli/


  • 1

    (nod/smile) de manera cómplice
    • The two men laughed and looked knowingly at each other, then disappeared around the corner.
    • Then, any time the person looks at you after that, smile knowingly or wink at them.
    • "I think you'll like him," he added knowingly.
    • The Hitchhiker smiled knowingly.
    • He toys knowingly with the historical resonances and ontological possibilities of film, a perennial concern of French cinema and French film theory.
    • She nods knowingly at the woman's frustration, vowing to stop by the coffee shop the next time she's in Farmington.
    • And you would love to be the one to help, he thought knowingly, smiling and rising.
    • "I don't want to be shattered," he says, smiling knowingly.
    • The mushroom cloud exploded over Aspen and lingered for the following 24 hours or so, as we all just scratched our heads and nodded knowingly to each other.
    • His mother smiles knowingly at his typically honest assessment.
    • Cecil, meanwhile, became bolder with every minute, and looked at Gus, knowingly.
    • Everyone laughed and nodded knowingly as Crystal joked about offending her roommate with her stinky jars of Asian food.
    • Focused on the game, Mortlock wondered what his rival was about and seeing nothing but an expression of boyish anticipation, he smiled knowingly.
    • But he smiled knowingly and disappeared briefly, returning to say they were expected.
    • Her eyes glance knowingly at the little computer and then back to us.
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    (hurt/lie) a sabiendas
    she had knowingly received stolen goods había recibido objetos robados a sabiendas
    • You should never knowingly consent to your own interview or conversation being tape-recorded without making a tape of your own.
    • I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous, and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug.
    • Only a fool, weight enforcement officers say, knowingly drives an overweight truck into a weigh station.
    • Here we can see how celebrities, whether knowingly or not, can easily exploit the weaknesses of small impoverished states.
    • In fact, one of the settlers knowingly built a house on a surveyed roadway.
    • He appears to have been the kind of performer who would never knowingly reject an offer of employment or disappoint a paying audience.
    • Whether the government of the day knowingly suppressed the evidence is a matter for tabloid debate.
    • However, we will not knowingly list any business that engages in illegal or immoral activity of any kind.
    • But even if he knowingly told a falsehood simply to get more credibility, that would be serious professional misconduct.
    • I know it is wrong to knowingly cause pain to others.
    • You have to prove that an employer knowingly hired them.
    • She said she had never knowingly touched the incident log.
    • This blurring of motives and roles is even more the case when the photographer is knowingly involved in the atrocities.
    • The evaluator is kept blind to the controls to prevent him or her from subtly tipping off the subject, either knowingly or unknowingly.
    • The bill also introduces a new power to obtain search warrants when an offence of knowingly possessing objectionable material is suspected.
    • The author refers to a conflict of which he either has little understanding, or knowingly distorts the truth.
    • They include on the spot fines for any pub, club or member of their bar staff knowingly serving alcohol to someone who is already drunk.
    • He was blunt but did not hurt anyone's feelings knowingly.
    • And this overextension of projects was knowingly incorporated into the plan.
    • The swearing of an untrue affidavit of documents is perhaps the most obvious example of conduct which his solicitor cannot knowingly permit.