There are 2 main translations of wan in Spanish

: wan1WAN2

wan1

pálido, adj.

Pronunciation /wɒn//wɑn/

adjective

  • 1

    (pallid)
    (complexion/face) pálido
    • Eli reminded me of an older Bob Dylan, his size and wan complexion and his face.
    • Outside, the once splendid Nevski Prospekt (St. Petersburg's O'Connell Street) is in need of a lick of paint and seems to be trying desperately to become European, but its people are grey and wan.
    • When he arrived home that night, he looked wan, slightly more drained than usual.
    • Körbes, normally luminous on the State Theater stage, here never seemed to come alive, looking wan and passive, and was completely overshadowed by either.
    • Doyle still slept, looking wan and exhausted, but that hint of a smile was still there.
    • Judging from his wan appearance, however, it was clear that the show had taken its toll.
    • Estelle grew from a wan, sickly child into a lovely maiden, her skin pale as the moonlight and hair as raven as the starless night.
    • ‘After several days of flying in space, the astronauts may look wan and sallow, so medical staff will put make-up on them to make them look ruddy,’ the newspaper said.
    • Anyway - if you feel the need to be pasty, wan and outraged, you can always write to me and tell me how you feel.
    • Warhol devised the most telling face of fame - wan, bleached out, with a camera hanging from the neck.
  • 2

    (dim, feeble)
    (moon) pálido
    (light) tenue
    (light) pálido
    (smile) lánguido
    • It could just be the light, but she looks pretty wan to me, and too skinny - like the one in four women under 25 who now describe themselves as vegetarians.
    • And so, I walked in without my customary bright smile, wan, blinking hard.
    • She leaned forward, elbows on knees and her head in the wan moonlight as she smiled.
    • Eric Gautier photographed it, with frequent and unnecessary use of the wan light and monochromatic effects that are now high-fashion clichés of their own.
    • I wasn't, though I probably just murmured something vague in reply, and I may have given a wan smile.
    • John insisted on kissing them as well, bringing the first wan smiles to their faces after the events of the night.
    • She smiled a wan sort of smile, and glanced around at what should be the living room.
    • Instead, our wars exposed the limits of our capability and cast a wan light on many of our cherished illusions.
    • There might not be as many shadows to cling to, but the light from lamp posts was wan and deceiving; he could hide well enough if he needed to.
    • ‘Total dedication,’ she said with a somewhat wan smile: she had come in on the day of my visit despite being in intense pain from a suspected slipped disc.
    • Allyson paused, listening to the soft melody, a shy smile spreading over her wan features.
    • The woman sitting next to me, a blonde South African wearing jeans and fashionable spectacles looks at me, raises an eyebrow, gives me a wan smile and gets up to leave.
    • She gazes toward, but beyond the viewer with a slightly wan and wistful smile, as though she has a secret somewhere deep inside.
    • Other bands might get away with this on intensity alone, but Harcourt's straightforward, predictable manner leaves his wan material desperately lacking.
    • Sunlight filtered upon their tired, wan faces and I knew I looked the same.
    • The stones on the bottom of the brook were flat and greenish in the wan afternoon light.
    • One need only stand in the aisle marked Produce to understand how the wan light obscuring the bruised fruit makes all of our decisions more difficult.
    • The secretary looked up momentarily and gave her a wan smile.
    • The smile she gave Wanda Bryk was the rueful, wan, chastened smile of someone who had just come through a crying spell.
    • Often the answer would be in the form of a wan smile or silence.
    • Ellen suppressed another shudder and gave a wan smile that she hoped he would take to mean the week would be a long one for her.

There are 2 main translations of wan in Spanish

: wan1WAN2

WAN2

WAN, n.

noun

Computing

  • 1

    WAN feminine

    wide area network