Translation of skipper in Spanish:


patrón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈskɪpə//ˈskɪpər/


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    (of boat) patrón masculine
    (of boat) patrona feminine
    (of boat) capitán masculine
    (of boat) capitana feminine
    (of plane) capitán masculine
    (of plane) capitana feminine
    • Boat skippers can cause mishaps on the water with similarly rash behavior.
    • Over 70 charter skippers and a few dedicated anglers took part in the 2004 Marine Sport fish Tagging Programme.
    • Once upon a time, a safety officer had a skipper who told him to do a stand-down.
    • The skipper of the vessel shouted an order to a crewman.
    • Unknown to our crew, the skipper had told the squadron our aircraft had ditched, and survivor status was unknown.
    • He has worked as a dive charter skipper in Australia and knows why missing divers are so hard to spot.
    • Our skipper would serve as aircraft commander; he also was the air wing's top-hook aviator.
    • It isn't meant as an indictment of the ship's skippers, who have taken their share of heat through the years.
    • The best diving is usually found on the exposed north side of off-shore reefs, but boat skippers prefer to moor up in the lee.
    • The starting point very much depends on where the boat skipper places the shotline.
    • Mills was ploughing through the fleet on his 60 ft super yacht when his skipper spotted two boats flying the French tricolor.
    • I caught it one day from the skipper which may help to explain why, in my book, he was one of the greatest guys I ever knew.
    • Tasar skippers must have as a minimum a YA basic skills certificate of competency.
    • The skippers and ship owners may be fined £32,000 each.
    • Ransa will supply the vessel and a skipper if you need one.
    • Done with maneuvers, a US Navy aircraft carrier skipper decided to let his crew vote on which port to visit for shore leave.
    • Despite an extensive sea search it has so far failed to locate the body of the skipper whose name is still being withheld.
    • The skipper of their dive boat sent a Mayday to Humberside Coastguard at 5.15 pm after the two had returned to the boat.
    • With little fuel left, the fishing boat's skipper decided the only option was to try to escape overland to neutral Sweden.
    • Does he think he was the skipper of that boat taking Martin Sheen to Colonel Kurtz?
    • Trawler skippers who entered the zone faced fines of up to £50,000.
    • Dive charter skipper John Walker looked over the trio's dive plan and planned his own search.
    • The skipper followed me as I spiralled down as slowly as possible.
    • Gary Kane had been the skipper of the boat in which all four crew perished.
    • That means that you - the boat's skipper - should remain on deck to act as lookout.
    • The prawn trawler skipper dashed to the harbour where he keeps his boat.
    • The Air Force skipper gave us the keys to take the jet to Millington, Tennessee.
    • The rescued men included the Taiwanese skipper of the vessel as well as two Taiwanese and two Vietnamese workers.
    • Unable to find and contain the source of flooding, the skipper of the sinking boat moved his crew to the safety of the other boat.
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    (coach) entrenador masculine
    (coach) entrenadora feminine
    (captain) capitán masculine
    (captain) capitana feminine
    (as form of address) jefe masculine informal
    (as form of address) jefa feminine informal
    morning, skipper ¡buenas, jefe! informal
    • At the end of the game, as Hammers skipper Billy Bonds lifted the cup, Allen's emotions got the better of him and the tears rolled down.
    • The South African skipper has flared as one of the brightest new talents on the international scene.
    • Our skipper plays games against teams with dominant closers as if they are eight innings long.
    • Until the foreign-based players join the squad, Zanaco midfielder Numba Mumamba remains the skipper of the side.
    • They know, with the skipper in the side, they won't be lacking guidance and a driving force.
    • Nedved showed in the recent European Championships that the Czech skipper is truly up there with the best in his sport.
    • The ex-Salford skipper did not play competitive rugby for the whole of last season.
    • And the South Park skipper decided to hold on for the draw in the last over.
    • And the Wanderers' club skipper insists he is not whistling in the wind.
    • At 40, Terry Francona is the game's youngest skipper, and his ability to relate to players is an obvious strength.
    • The Kiwi skipper has handled his players deftly and with a greater maturity.
    • Pool, led from the front by their new Australian skipper Simon Dart, are showing good early season form.
    • He should be retained skipper till the 2007 World Cup.
    • Reds have lost their opening two Super League games but skipper Goulding believes the Reds can turn things round before long.
    • If what you want from your skipper is to overhit balls and otherwise remain anonymous, then Cafu fulfilled his brief.
    • The charismatic South African skipper warns: " Don't write us off".
    • At 31-3 ahead Malton lost skipper Creber with a hamstring problem.
    • Acomb had few problems against a beleaguered Huntington, who lost skipper Darren Willis to an ankle injury.
    • Soames is not letting the poor form of his side drag him down and the young skipper was top scorer with 44.
    • Take your pick from the central defensive duo of Paddy McLoughlin and stand-in skipper Ruairi Boyle.

transitive verb


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    (plane/boat) capitanear
    he skippered the team to victory in 1948 condujo al equipo a la victoria en 1948