Translation of skipper in Spanish:

skipper

patrón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈskɪpə//ˈskɪpər/

noun

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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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    Sport
    (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

informal

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