Translation of charley horse in Spanish:

charley horse

calambre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtʃɑrli ˌhɔrs/ /ˈtʃɑːli hɔːs/


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    calambre masculine
    • And with the interruption of the body's normal nerve control, quadriplegics commonly suffer from muscle spasms - think of the worst charley horse you've ever had, one that threatens to strike at any time, in any situation.
    • ‘I just got a charley horse,’ she told him casually.
    • He's so tough that he played in the first round against the team despite a charley horse that caused significant swelling in his right thigh.
    • The pain from the hit was like a bad charley horse and lasted a good five minutes (and would linger another three days).
    • I sighed, feeling my knees beginning to hurt and a charley horse developing in my thigh.