Translation of waft in Spanish:


Pronunciation /wɑːft//wæft//wɒft//wɑft/

intransitive verb

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    the smell of coffee that wafted from the kitchen el olor a café que venía de la cocina
    • a feather wafted in on the breeze una pluma entró flotando con la brisa
    • fields of wheat wafting in the breeze campos de trigo que ondulan (or ondulaban etc.) en la brisa

transitive verb

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    (smell) llevar por el aire
    • The room was huge, and dust gently wafted down from skylights and settled on the objects in the room.
    • Passareil said nothing and the room went quiet except for the sounds of grief wafting up from below.
    • I'm not one of those people who has to clap a wet cloth over his face when artificial scents waft his way, but I wish they'd stop making everything smell like something.
    • A business owner claims a foul stench wafting through his premises is driving disgusted customers away.
    • Fresh fruit hangs from the trees, which rustle pleasantly in the breeze, and the scent of organic herbs wafts from the perfectly manicured lawns.
    • The island basks in year-round subtropical sunshine, wafted by gentle Atlantic breezes.
    • He was sitting in a traffic queue on York's eastern outskirts when the familiar sound of sirens wafted through the air.
    • These summery scents will waft through your house, lifting your spirits.
    • There was a very fragrant bush with small purple flowers on it that wafted a candy-like scent.
    • Brush your hands against the plant and inhale the delightful scent wafting through the breeze.
    • Two nights before Christmas your nostrils would light up from the scents wafting in over the breeze.
    • Out in the bay the sun flickers on the gently lapping water as the scents of the offerings waft out to sea from the little lanterns and house doors.
    • The comparatively open spaces made for a relaxed atmosphere as a very laid-back audience stretched out in the warm weather to enjoy the sounds wafting over from the main stage.
    • A rare breath of summer breeze wafts a small, white paper bag along the platform.
    • Everyone laughed and chatted as they passed the dishes, a soft breeze from the ocean wafting up the mountainside.
    • By early May the seeds of the dandelions will have been wafted away on breezes and will have deposited themselves in people's gardens - alas.
    • Cool air wafted up from the breezes blowing outside, carrying the sounds of downtown New York City into my room.
    • Sounds waft by or linger barely long enough to register as rhythmic or melodic phrases.
    • I could hear the faint sounds of Van Morrison wafting from a car stereo in the parking lot.
    • The scent of wildflowers wafts through the air.


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    (of air) ráfaga feminine
    (of air) bocanada feminine
    (of smoke, vapor) bocanada feminine
    • Thus even a not-entirely-great movie like City by the Sea feels like wafts of fresh air.
    • The pasture blew gently in the balmy waft of wind.
    • Richie opened the door to get out, and a cold waft of air blew in, together with the sound of the pouring rain outside.
    • A waft of wind hit me, taking me back into the reality around me.
    • Wind turbines turn lazily in a waft of air, a frog croaks in a pond, a small white goat munches grass along the driveway and a waterwheel makes faint sloshing noises as it turns.
    • Crisp wafts of frozen breath puffed from his gritted teeth.
    • Lily's fan blew a pleasant waft of cooler air our way, and I closed my eyes, enjoying the breeze.
    • As I concentrate harder, a waft of wind ruffles my hair and I sense divine inspiration.
    • I trapped it behind a curtain, whipped the window open and then coaxed it out with gentle wafts and encouraging noises.