Translation of turn-up in Spanish:

turn-up

dobladillo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtərn ˌəp//ˈtəːnʌp/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1Clothing
      (hem)

      dobladillo masculine
      • I like turn-ups on the trousers because I feel it's the end of the suit, and if it just stops then you feel like something's missing.
      • He was wearing black lace-up shoes, no socks, greenish-grey trousers with turn-ups and a T-shirt and jumper.
      • He got dust in his turn-ups, in his pockets and everywhere.
      • He had short cropped hair and was wearing blue stone-washed jeans with turn-ups, dark jacket and white trainers.
      • Trouser suits can be very flattering too: a masculine one, fitted on the hips and with turn-ups, will hang nicely and elongate your legs if you wear heels.
      • You are never coming to my nice house with your turn-ups full of toast crumbs.

    • 1.2British Clothing
      (on trousers)

      vuelta feminine
      botamanga feminine River Plate
      bastilla feminine Chile
      valenciana feminine Mexico

  • 2informal

    (surprise)
    now there's a turn-up for the books! ¡no lo puedo creer!
    • Last year it was Spartans who turned out to be the surprise package of the Scottish Cup, so it would be a major turn-up if it was the Glasgow University students who make the grade.
    • The MP took Solihull, which is something of a turn-up.
    • I did go to my 12 o'clock Political Thought Lecture and so did Barbara, which is really a turn-up for the books.
    • We see him with a girlfriend who he takes to a dinner party to meet the others, which is a bit of a turn-up for the books.