Translation of bun in Spanish:


bollo, n.

Pronunciation /bən/ /bʌn/


  • 1

    • 1.1(sweetened)

      bollo masculine
      • Good Friday is celebrated with a traditional breakfast of codfish cakes and hot-cross buns.
      • Imagine children having tea, inevitably squabbling over the buns, teacakes, muffins and - this being a British expression - crumpets.
      • There were sack races, a tea in the marquee with cakes, buns and sandwiches for 200, and a lad who won the prize for his branch-covered fancy dress of Boots.
      • Where there might once have been fresh buns, or cakes, or pastries, now there's just a tray of mass-produced muffins wrapped in plastic with an sell-by date several months into the future.
      • Even for those who did not grow up with it, there is something therapeutic about the activity involved - the alluring aromas wafting from the oven, and the comforting taste of freshly baked cakes or buns.
      • His wife performed the same function but with more buns and cakes.
      • Children at Clevedon House raised more than £400 by taking in cakes and buns to sell.
      • These were public teapot teas, where we pretended that we were just like everyone else, with cakes or buns.
      • Will local bakeries that produce buns and chocolate eclairs be affected?
      • Sally Lunn's buns are perhaps not as well known as Bakewell tart, Richmond maids of honour and Eccles cakes but that is because they never appear outside their home town.
      • But other brands of crumb cakes, doughnuts, and cinnamon buns probably have as much trans.
      • There will be a wide selection of produce on sale from fresh home baking - from breads, tarts, quiches, cakes, pies, buns - all to make the mouth water.
      • When I was a student, it was a warm refuge to sip on bottomless cups of coffee and indulge in steamed fruit pudding and toasted cinnamon buns.
      • Check the label on the biscuits and you'll see that some scones or buns or wholemeal biscuits are the better alternative.
      • Her favourites are cream buns and rock buns, and when I take her some her face lights up.
      • Save some room for dessert: homemade warm, frosted cinnamon buns and chocolate-chip cookies.
      • So indeed the Berliner, a bun or a jam doughnut, also had to be changed in name.
      • These offered the most delicious apple strudel, chocolate brownies and buns!
      • At its simplest, coffee is accompanied by a sweet bread called pulla; more elaborate coffees may include a salty dish as well as a pulla ring or buns, cookies, and cakes.
      • Tea, hot-cross buns and Easter eggs, completed the afternoon.

    • 1.2(bread roll)

      panecillo masculine
      pancito masculine Southern Cone
      bolillo masculine Mexico
      • They all indulged in the delicious Bar-b-cue food of sausages, burgers on buns and hot dog rolls.
      • Ring the changes with pitta bread or sesame buns, instead of the usual sliced bread.
      • Serve on whole-wheat buns or Kaiser rolls, or spread on top of rice.
      • It's served on a ciabatta bun and everything about it was perfect.
      • There were 3 cute-looking little burgers in mini bread buns.
      • There is, of course, the option of sausage or schnitzel on a bun, and sauerkraut is available, but will cost you extra.
      • Have it on one of those excellent rye bread buns you do so well.
      • Chief Reilly lifted the bun of his pastrami and mayo on a kaiser roll, sniffing at it suspiciously.
      • Even when it isn't, most people want more on their hamburger than a bun and a little ketchup.
      • White bread, in the form of sliced and in the form of hamburger and hot dog buns make up over 50% of what's out there.
      • Serve while still hot or slap into a bun with a burger and some salad.
      • There were sweet potatoes with cheese and sour cream, corn on the cob, hot dogs in buns along with ketchup and mustard, then a bowl full of coleslaw, and squares of red Jell-o set out on a plate.
      • Then, I imagine, it is pumped into sausage skins and served in a bun smothered in ketchup and mustard.
      • It offers 740 calories and 4.9 grams of salt comprising two slices of cheese, two eggs, three strips of bacon and a sausage patty on a bun.
      • Also, anyone who asks for a hamburger without a bun should be left alone to eat in their Atkins friendly fraudulence.
      • Try a biscuit crust, tortillas, flatbread such as pita, bun halves or a baguette cut in half lengthwise as bases for pizza toppings.
      • Serve warm, sandwiched in a bread bun with a stack of fresh salad.
      • The children helped bakers from Bettys, who produced the bread buns, and were served sausages cooked by Ladies in Pigs, a group of farmers' wives who promote the merits of British pork.
      • It also has dual gas controls with a full range of temperatures, so you can sear burgers on one side of the grill and gently toast buns on the other, just by adjusting the flame.
      • The crust and the sandwich buns were all freshly made, light warm and doughy.

  • 2

    moño masculine
    rodete masculine River Plate
    chongo masculine Mexico
    she wears her hair in a bun lleva el pelo recogido en un moño (or rodete etc.)
    • If local women venture onto the dusty streets at all, they sport ankle-length dresses, buttoned-up blouses and 1930s hairstyles with buns and pompadours.
    • Smiling, she tidied up her hair into a tight bun, with a thin, wooden chopstick going through it.
    • I quickly pulled my hair into a tight bun, not wanting to bother with a swim cap.
    • My grandmother Nellie wore long skirts and aprons, and her hair in a tight bun at the back of her neck.
    • There are contrasts in hair trends right now, from small, tight buns to big fluffy glamazon hair.
    • Some people have a natural ability to create buns, updos or French Twists on their own hair without any assistance.
    • They work great on my very thick, pretty curly hair for ponytails and sloppy buns.
    • Maids always wore their hair in tight buns, but the hair of this maid was falling down around her neck.
    • Her hair was no longer in a tight bun, but in a loose ponytail.
    • Her hair was pulled up into a bun that let tight ringlets dangle down, her dress was white and iridescent.
    • Quick add-ons like wigs, buns, falls and ponytails give you salon hair in-between appointments and they're recyclable.
    • To keep her hair from falling where it wasn't needed, she had pulled it up to a tight bun and sprayed as much hair spray as the ozone layer allowed.
    • Long hair was always swept back into a ponytail or bun, and short hair is just combed into place.
    • Her hair was pulled into a tight bun exposing her beautiful neck.
    • She was young, only about twenty-two, but the way she wore her blond hair pulled back in a tight bun added years onto her age.
    • She was an aging woman, with her grey hair tied back in a tight bun.
    • Lydia Scott smoothed a flyaway strand of hair back into her tight bun.
    • After dressing, Abby dampened her hair, pulling it up in a tight bun and tying a black and white ribbon around it.
    • She looked very muscular and in her mid-forties with rich, dark brown curly hair put back in a tight bun.
    • Her hair was pulled back into a tight bun, with a few soft bangs curled around, just framing her brow.
  • 3US informal buns plural

    trasero masculine informal
    pandero masculine informal
    culo masculine informal, vulgar slang
    traste masculine Southern Cone informal
    poto masculine Chile, Peru informal
    hustle your buns! ¡muévete! informal
    • It takes a very secure individual to call their buttocks, buns.
    • The only reason, he adds, that I don't have women walking by me and with a sexy glance saying, "Nice Buns", and smiling knowingly, is because I do not use the Bowflexor.
    • Tight, toned and shapely buns and thighs can be yours with this energetic new yoga program.