Translation of despintar in English:

despintar

to run, v.

intransitive verb

informal

  • 1

    (ropa) to run
    ¿éste despinta? will this one run in the wash?

transitive verb

  • 1

    nada le despintará los diez años en la cárcel nothing will save him from ten years in jail

pronominal verb

  • 1

    (perder la pintura)
    la pared se está despintando the wall is peeling
    • se me han despintado las uñas my nail polish has come off
  • 2Mexico

    (desteñir)
    to run
    ¿esta camisa se despintará al lavarla? will this shirt run in the wash?
  • 3

    (borrarse)
    a mí no se me despinta una cara I never forget a face informal
  • 4

    no se me despinta del lado she never leaves my side
    • ese no se despinta la chaqueta he never takes his jacket off