Translation of despuntar in English:

despuntar

to blunt, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    to blunt

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (día) to break
    (día) to dawn
    al despuntar el día/alba at daybreak/dawn
  • 2

    (flores) to bud
    (plantas) to sprout
  • 3

    (persona)
    despuntaba en geografía she shone / excelled at geography
    • despunta en el campo de la dermatología he's an eminent dermatologist
    • viene despuntando en el mundo de la moda she is beginning to be noticed / to make an impression / to make a name for herself in the fashion world
    • despunta por su eficiencia her efficiency is outstanding

pronominal verb

  • 1

    to go blunt