There are 2 main translations of strop in Spanish

: strop1strop2

strop1

suavizador, n.

Pronunciation /strɒp//strɑp/

noun

  • 1

    (leather band)
    suavizador masculine
    cuero masculine
    • My father was typical - he didn't hesitate taking the razor strop to me.
    • First there are the six years, age six to twelve, of being beaten severely once a week with a razor strop by his ex-soldier father.
    • Dad was one that when he got mad at us, he hit us with a razor strop.
    • He taught his sons the Bible and beat them with a razor strop.
    • That segued into a series of small sounds: another drawer opening and closing, the little splash of water and the quick slapping of a razor against a strop a time or two.
    • This can be done by rubbing away surplus metal with a grindstone, whetstone, oilstone, steel, ceramic rod, leather strop or the palm of your hand.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (con el suavizador) afilar

There are 2 main translations of strop in Spanish

: strop1strop2

strop2

Pronunciation /strɒp//strɑp/

noun

British
informal

  • 1

    (bad-tempered state)
    to be in/get into a strop estar/ponerse hecho un basilisco informal
    • Mara looks very much taken aback, she steels her jaw, inhales sharply and stomps off in a strop.
    • The entire family was in a strop because of my sister.
    • Childhood birthday parties are made of sulks and strops, and are all the better for it.
    • And she failed the group task by throwing a big strop.
    • ‘This from a woman who just did an Oscar winning strop,’ Adele mused as she got herself comfortable on the couch.
    • I can't find anybody with this exact problem, but I'm guessing it's to do with SATA drivers and XP having a strop.
    • No wonder he has strops all over the place and is arrogant and self-obsessed.
    • Sulks and strops become the norm as alcopops and body piercings replace Barbie dolls and Action Men.
    • Have they started sulking for England, throwing apoplectic strops, slamming bedroom doors that shake the house to its very foundations?
    • When a stiff back and querulous bottom-lip signals a looming mini-starlet strop in daughter Caitlin, Mr Bear is immediately whipped out.
    • I frowned and got off the bed in a strop and got changed.
    • Throwing one of the strops for which he was famous, Michelangelo returned home to Florence in a state of apoplexy.
    • Simonsen's strop around his area, tapping his index finger to his head, was a desperate attempt to cast blame where it did not belong.
    • Abby, as you can see, begins her teenage strops at a very early age!
    • This must rate as the Godzilla of all teen strops.
    • My strop has already been immortalised on this blog and it is unfair to bring it up again.
    • Dimtra pushed out her bottom lip in a strop, before she noticed the brown-haired Prince next to our father.
    • For a strop that would have embarrassed a two year old, Jon Drummond should hang his head in shame.
    • The trademark guitars can still get in a strop, but mariachi horns and orchestral flourishes evoke Cinerama's widescreen dramas.
    • So she sent out a short email having a strop about things.