Translation of roughly in Spanish:

roughly

aproximadamente, adv.

Pronunciation /ˈrəfli//ˈrʌfli/

adverb

  • 1

    (approximately)
    aproximadamente
    they are roughly the same length miden aproximadamente / más o menos lo mismo de largo
    • I'll explain roughly how it works explicaré, en líneas generales, cómo funciona
    • roughly speaking, the organ acts as a filter el órgano se comporta como un filtro, por así decirlo
    • roughly, what we plan to do is this en líneas generales, lo que pensamos hacer es lo siguiente
    • Her shoes matched the dress, and made her roughly six feet tall.
    • The identity of the bad guy is telegraphed through after roughly twenty minutes.
    • Each does roughly the same thing, and there is a fair amount of overlap among these standards.
    • Logs were laid in a roughly circular manner around the fire pit and there were some rough chairs as well.
    • I think all writers, roughly speaking, are in the education business.
    • My annual visit to Cornwall involves a round trip of about 475 miles, which will cost roughly £214.
    • The cannon that was protecting Billy was absolutely huge, roughly the size of a semi-truck.
    • Micheal picked me up for the Senior Prom that night at roughly nine o'clock.
    • Cirro Stratus condensed to form one giant mist roughly the size of Japan.
    • That lack of change means that the economy was, roughly speaking, growing at its potential rate.
    • This new film, Full Frontal, was savaged by critics and stayed in theaters for roughly four hours.
    • The name of this ship is the In'jiken, roughly translated meaning Native Beast.
    • Oconomowoc is, in fact, a town in southern Wisconsin, roughly halfway between Milwaukee and Madison.
    • Each player picks up a small pile of roughly 22 cards from either of the two piles.
    • He picked up a piece, a shard of metal roughly the same shape and size as his index finger.
    • Here are my thoughts on the remaining contenders, in roughly ascending order of preference.
    • In Bordeaux, however, the jeroboam is five litres - roughly equal to six bottles or a half case.
    • The patronas call them chacha, gata, or criada - roughly translatable as wench.
    • The health status of Greek citizens is roughly equivalent to that of Western Europe.
    • It occupies an area of 56,136 square miles and is roughly the size of Tennessee.
  • 2

    (not gently)
    (play) bruscamente
    (play) de manera violenta
    to treat sb roughly maltratar / tratar mal a algn
    • She flung the cloth to the floor with rage and picked up the cage roughly, slamming it on a small rickety table harder than she had intended.
    • A chauffeur opened the door and Natalie was roughly shoved into the back of the limo with Evan right behind her.
    • Six other guards stepped forward and roughly grabbed Maria, Andrea, and Jackie.
    • Someone picked me up and roughly carried me out of the car.
    • The doors opened and they were roughly herded into a deteriorating brick structure.
    • At once, they both came forward and grabbed David, roughly holding him back.
    • Her small hand took my chin roughly and she forced me to look at her.
    • He grabbed Sapphire's hand roughly, picked up the pizza boxes with the other arm, and walked out.
    • He set the plate down on the mattress roughly and then crouched down in front of her.
    • Hala stalked over to the edge of the clearing and roughly grabbed a strong branch off the ground.
    • She grunted, her eyes widening as his knee pushed into her stomach roughly and violently.
    • I brushed my hair roughly and chose a nice pair of silver hoops.
    • I think it's a very strong material and I actually handle it quite roughly.
    • Reyna stood and leapt at Vincent, but he slapped her away roughly and she was knocked harshly against a table.
    • She had only been sitting for a couple of minutes when she was roughly picked up and thrown up against the nearest wall.
    • He looked back at her, roughly wiping any traces of tears from his eyes.
    • She tensed as strong arms dragged her roughly from the vehicle, and deposited her on the freezing floor.
    • Harmony's lips were pressed roughly onto his, and he didn't know what to do.
    • The mate roughly picked him up off the deck and held him with his feet just touching ground, looking disgusted.
    • Liadan's almond eyes narrow as she pulls her hands roughly out of his gentle grip.
  • 3

    (crudely)
    toscamente
    • The buildings looked mainly to be made of wood and roughly cut stone and many farmyard animals were walking around.
    • He let his two companions look for a moment longer before walking on down a roughly paved street, Cale and Sam following absent-mindedly.
    • It was rectangular and about the length of my hand, and was wrapped roughly in brown paper, like it had been done in a hurry.
    • Everyone was silent on the rest of the walk to the roughly cut door.
    • It is roughly built but the roof is nevertheless sound enough to keep the interior completely dry.