Translation of paralytic in Spanish:


paralítico, adj.

Pronunciation /parəˈlɪtɪk//ˌpɛrəˈlɪdɪk/


  • 1

    paralítico offensive
    • The mutations make it more transmissible and possibly more likely to cause paralytic disease than ordinary live vaccine-derived strains, according to the Health Department.
    • The CDC website relates that there are two common types of rabies: ‘furious’ rabies and paralytic or ‘dumb’ rabies.
    • Some toxic marine species cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, particularly when forming red tides.
    • Red tides, for example, can cause outbreaks of life-threatening diseases, such as paralytic shellfish poisoning, which can shut down mussel and clam harvesting for long periods of time.
    • Tetanus is an acute, spastic paralytic illness caused by a toxin released from the bacterium Clostridium tetani.
  • 2British informal

    (very drunk)
    como una cuba informal
    • He said excessive drinking was often glorified through the media and we had to change the current mindset that it was ‘a great laugh’ to persistently get paralytic drunk.
    • Elizabeth was drunker than anybody that night - she was paralytic.
    • Young people, many of them still at school stagger out of the pub, intoxicated, paralytic from drinking too much alcohol.
    • The judge told him, ‘You were paralytic drunk and punched a perfectly decent man in the face.’
    • I was almost paralytic by midnight when I was meant to be on stage at Sound On Sunday collecting my prize.


  • 1

    paralítico masculine offensive
    paralítica feminine offensive