Translation of made-up in Spanish:


asfaltado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈˌmeɪd ˈˌəp//meɪdˈʌp/


  • 1

    (road) asfaltado
    • The race will stick to made-up roads and MAFF has given permission for it to go ahead despite the foot and mouth crisis.
    • It was evening and I had reached the end of the made-up road, so there was no question but that I should stop before tackling the rough tracks in daylight.
  • 2

    (face/eyes) pintado
    (eyes/face) maquillado
    • Unlike the rest of us, who looked very overly made-up in our stage makeup, she looked natural.
    • His face's painted and he's all made-up, looking, in fact, exactly how a pop star should.
    • Alma flopped down on the bed and closed her eyes, the made-up lashes stuck out like thorns against her cheeks, ‘I'm in trouble.’
    • Every nightclub scene is the same: heavily made-up women on the arms of puffy, gin blossomed men, bloodshot eyes starring at the featured act while nicotine stained fingers fiddle with a martini glass.
    • The sophomore continued to cry, and her blue mascara ran down her made-up face as she brokenly and unabashedly sobbed out her story to her friends.
    • Her face is overly made-up, thick paints covering deep lines.
    • According to this overly made-up woman, the least bit of makeup on us (as well as giving us cancer, in her opinion) made us harlots.
    • She is a heavily made-up head, bearing the mythic black hair and pure white skin of Disney's Snow White but with blue eye shadow and a smile painted on with lipstick.
    • She emerged from the bathroom all made-up with lipstick, rouge and mascara, clad in a black summer dress with flowers on it, so tiny they looked like spots.
    • By the time I arrived, locals were being herded in for the late shift - among them dozens of fierce, heavily made-up women who were not shy about jumping onstage and bra-flashing the crowd.
    • Susan Polgar was perfumed, coiffed, made-up and dressed in a sleek black pantsuit, an elegant contrast to the boys and young men hunched over their boards in her Queens, New York, chess club.
    • While you may feel like it would be a crime against society to leave home without a fully made-up face, makeup and working out mix like oil and water.
  • 3

    (excuse/story) inventado
    • The Minister's first reaction was to say it was wrong - it was a made-up story.
    • Precious or not, made-up stories take us forward or back in time and put us inside the souls of people with whom we have nothing in common.
    • In a way though you're just part of an elaborate fantasy - my invisible made-up friends that i talk to in the privacy of my own room.
    • But did Meadow's account of these cases prove the existence of a syndrome - or twist the facts into a made-up illness, one that prosecutors have been only too eager to exploit?
    • Bea is suggesting made-up names that sound like they could have been invented by a brand manager at an advertising agency.
    • Fred plays an international con man, looking for easy prey in ‘Patria,’ a made-up country in South America that bears a suspicious resemblance to the Swiss Alps.
    • Nicola recognized, with the way Michael was gesturing, that it was one of his hilarious, usually made-up stories.
    • Singing in turn in ancient Gaelic and Aramaic, a language spoken by Semitic people throughout the ancient Middle East, as well as her own made-up language, Gerrard provide here one of her most mystical performances to date.
    • Besides being a routine time travel episode, it's also a ‘technobabble’ episode, relying on made-up science and gadgetry to move the plot achingly along.
    • I eventually got the cell phone by going back to the first company and giving a different name (my wife's), a different credit card, and a made-up passport number.
    • If it's a good read, it's a good read, but why not just publish it as what it is - a made-up story?
    • The characters are too made-up and comfortingly false.
    • Ron is all faux pretense and made-up mischievousness.
    • Meanwhile, Jack has told his pretty young ward Cecily that his visits to town are occasioned by the misbehavior of a made-up brother named Ernest.
    • In my book, Thanksgiving is just some made-up holiday someone invented to sell more turkeys, so I wasn't going to do anything for it.
    • Nicole Kidman learned a made-up language called ‘Ku’ for The Interpreter - and forgot every last word once the project wrapped.
    • He writes his own lyrics, but it's virtually impossible to say in what language, he borrows words from Estonian, Finnish, and even throws in his own made-up vocabulary.
    • While utter fabrications - such as phony academic degrees and made-up jobs - are big no-nos, you can commit some sins of omission with virtual impunity.
    • I remember a time as a child when my sister and I shared an imaginary world of made-up creatures.
    • Apparently, Ricky's made-up rumor turned out to be true.