There are 2 main translations of joder in Spanish

: joder1joder2

joder1

to screw, v.

intransitive verb

vulgar slang

  • 1

    (copular)
    to screw vulgar slang
    to fuck vulgar slang
  • 2informal

    lo hace solo por joder he only does it to annoy / to be annoying
    • deja / déjate de joder stop being such a pain in the ass!
    • lo que me jode es tener que hacer el trabajo de ella what pisses me off is having to do her work
    • ¡no (me) jodas! you're kidding / joking!
    • ¡no te jode!
    • claro que no se lo di yo ¡no te jode! of course I didn't give it to him, what do you take me for?
    • ahora quiere que se lo devuelva ¡no te jode! can you believe it! now she wants me to give it back!

transitive verb

  • 1vulgar slang

    to screw vulgar slang
    to fuck vulgar slang
  • 2

    • 2.1vulgar slang informal (molestar)

      to pester
      to bug informal

    • 2.2vulgar slang informal (engañar)

      to rip … off
      te jodieron you were ripped off slang

  • 3vulgar slang, informal

    (reloj/televisor) to fuck up vulgar slang
    (televisor/reloj) to bugger up British slang
    (planes) to screw up vulgar slang
    (planes) to fuck up vulgar slang
    (planes) to cock up British slang
    joder la to cock things up British slang
    • ahora sí que la hemos jodido now we've really blown it!

pronominal verb

vulgar slang, informal

  • 1

    (fastidiarse)
    y si no te gusta, te jodes and if you don't like it, tough shit! vulgar slang
    • ellos se enriquecen y nosotros nos jodemos they get rich and we can just go to hell
    • ¡hay que joderse! can you believe it!
  • 2

    (dañar)
    (espalda) to do … in informal
    (espalda) to bugger up British slang
    (hígado/estómago) to mess up informal
    (hígado/estómago) to bugger up British slang
  • 3

    (estropearse)
    (planes) to get screwed up vulgar slang
    (planes) to be buggered up British slang
    se ha jodido el motor the engine's had it informal
    • ¡se jodió el invento! well that's really done it!

There are 2 main translations of joder in Spanish

: joder1joder2

joder2

for heaven's sake!, interj.

exclamation

  • 1

    (expresando fastidio) for heaven's sake! Spain vulgar slang informal
    (expresando fastidio) for fuck's sake! Spain vulgar slang informal
    (expresando asombro) good grief!
    (expresando asombro) jeez US informal
    (expresando asombro) holy shit! vulgar slang
    (expresando asombro) bloody hell! British slang
    ¡joder, qué frío hace! shit! it's cold! slang
    • ¡joder con …!
    • ¡joder con este frasco! no lo puedo abrir shit! I can't open this bloody bottle!
    • ¡joder con el tío este! se cree que lo sabe todo can you believe this guy! he really thinks he knows it all