Translation of scabby in Spanish:

scabby

postilloso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈskæbi//ˈskabi/

adjective

  • 1

    (skin) postilloso
    (skin) lleno de costras
    • Later, after touching down on the scabby tarmac, I skated through Customs in Lima.
    • Scalp - as long as it is not scabby, shiny or beneath a comb-over - can be stylish, intelligent, tough and modern.
    • And while you might pet a stray dog and accidentally touch a scabby sore or some other yuck, the rabies fears seemed unsubstantiated and the cities haven't taken to rounding up the lot for the public safety.
    • Francis Upritchard's scabby shrunken heads are disgustingly ugly - bruised, green skin, old teeth, yucky dandruffy hair.
    • The boy was wearing some black board shorts, showing off the child's scabby knees.
    • So I used to go to interviews looking like I had been sleeping under London Bridge - you know, pale, scabby old clothes, interesting, artistic.
    • He then proceeded to roll up his trouser leg and show me his very scabby leg.
    • He reached out a scabby, bandaged hand and patted my shoulder.
    • Most feature anomalously crude draftsmanship, scabby surfaces and flat-footed figuration.
    • The waiting area teemed with children wiping runny noses and scratching scabby skin and adults hacking with chest-rattling coughs.
    • Details surface in the untouched snaps - stretch marks, scabby knees, boob jobs - and so do the posturings, poses and projections behind the sexual self.
    • If soils drain rapidly or become cool, infected plants often recover, but still may be distorted or produce superficial, scabby lesions.
    • Feeding by the chigger creates scabby, reddish lesions that require two to three weeks to heal after the engorged mites leave the bird.
    • A soapy solution was rubbed all over my scabby, bruised and burnt fingers leaving me with a relaxed sensation you wouldn't have believed possible in this part of your body.
    • She's standing alone, stringy hair, corduroy skirt, scabby legs sprouting out of Roman sandals.
    • It has, what looks like a perfectly normal little brown bud but when the sex organs emerge, instead of petals coming out the little scabby petal like structures just drop to the ground.
    • I'm just finding it a little difficult to assess because anything scabby with that much fur tends to look much worse than it probably is.
    • In a childish moment I picked the scab from my football knee (footballers who play on AstroTurf always have scabby knees) dark red blood flowed down my leg.
    • She guides your hand to touch the scabby scar that snakes across her head.
    • She whimpers as she undoes the bandages completely, revealing a scabby slice the length of her thumb.
  • 2

    (diseased)
    (animal) roñoso
    (animal) sarnoso