Translation of well-thumbed in Spanish:


muy usado, adj.

Pronunciation /wɛlˈθʌmd/


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    muy usado
    bien sobado humorous
    • He carries a foldaway pine stool, a well-thumbed copy of yesterday's Evening Standard and a small frying pan in a crumpled polythene bag.
    • Two well-thumbed volumes, though, tucked away among the others, are the key to a balanced life away from the corridors of Westminster and the theatres and concert halls of the West End.
    • He is fond of waving aloft his well-thumbed copy of the UN charter.
    • Dozens of adoring young fans held out their well-thumbed copybooks for autographs, others wanted a little bit more and pleaded for a photograph or, God forbid, even a hug or a peck on the cheek.
    • Leaving his boyhood club was like closing the last page on a well-thumbed book.
    • I gave my well-thumbed copy to a friend when she moved away: I don't know if she enjoyed it.
    • I had a well-thumbed copy of the Female Eunuch, given to me by my very socially aware sister.
    • It's dotted with low glass tables, Eastern religious icons and some well-thumbed books on astrology.
    • On the walls hang drawings and lithographs from family, friends and favourite artists, a bookshelf displays an array of well-thumbed cookbooks, and the kettle bubbles on the hob.
    • Simon rummaged around and came out with a well-thumbed paperback.