Translation of clod in Spanish:


terrón, n.

Pronunciation /klɑd/ /klɒd/


  • 1

    (of earth)
    terrón masculine
    • The soil was so hard it took Moore three whacks with a pick just to break loose a clod of clay.
    • And some foul-mouthed yobs have been hurling clods of earth at passing craft - with one passenger reportedly struck on the head by a clod.
    • After the land was ploughed, the turned earth would contain large clods of earth that required breaking up.
    • The effect is like watching clods of earth fall inexorably into a grave.
    • The tyres are smoking like Bill Hicks and there are clods of earth rammed in the twin-exhaust pipes.
    • Six black-rimmed wheels sent clods of earth flying as it sped over the rough ground, the only noise it made was the crackling of crushed foliage.
    • He said, ‘It takes a deep-going plough to uproot the heaviest clods of earth.’
    • To silence the dog, Virgil throws clods of earth into each of his throats.
    • Small plants at left, clods of earth at center, and arcs of grass at right punctuate the narrow ground.
    • Every morning he would be up before sunrise raring to go, throwing clods of earth at the windows of staff to awaken them.
    • Turf is hard to cut with period spades and shovels, swaying us to the route of perhaps using clay clods to build the walls next time.
    • Veil desperately tried to leap out, but a big clod of earth landed on his head.
    • As he walks out to the car he picks up a clod of earth and throws it at the proprietor's house.
    • My flesh is clothed with maggots, my skin is a clod of earth: it curdles and decays.
    • Indians are breaking the soil into clods with picks.
    • Break up large clods and remove rocks and roots.
    • Scowling, he threw a clod of frozen dirt into the stream.
    • He gave me an angry look, and threw another clod of dirt into the grave.
    • "Quiet, you, " he threw a clod of dirt at her as she collapsed into helpless giggles.
    • A clod of earth flew upwards, as if gravity had been inverted.
  • 2informal

    zoquete masculine, feminine informal
    zopenco masculine informal
    zopenca feminine informal
    • But this is an army of rookies, clods, and dimwits - and the women make short work of their glorious space armada.
    • He is, however, quite impatient with the clods and dullards who do not find the tradition hopelessly retrograde.
    • Except for a scant few, the characters in St. Elmo's Fire are all either weasels, deceptive clods or selfish ninnies.
    • I think it's statistically impossible for * all * of the editors to be incompetent clods.
    • O'Connor certainly came across as a quite insensitive clod.
    • You must be that insensitive clod dating Bridget Harrison.
    • To know that I hurt someone so much made me feel like an insensitive clod that didn't deserve anything.
    • Nice to know we have as many selfish clods as other parts of the world.
    • At ‘Jurassic Park III,’ I got a running commentary from a trio of junior-high clods, one of whom proceeded to spill his drink on my shirt.
    • The Perelman persona is a clod who won't admit it.
    • He seemed only a poor clod like those around him, deluded by a childish theology.
    • The comic book cutscenes also now look a lot better since they fired that sideburned-coiffed clod who played Max in the original.
    • ‘And last but not least, this snoring clod is Sven,’ he finished giving Sven an elbow in the ribs.
    • Many is the time some clod has thoughtlessly pushed the recliner lever, full throttle, winding up inches from your adviser's lap.
    • Notice that you are able to turn her down with a little white lie, while neither offending her nor coming off as an abrupt and anti-social clod.
    • What a myopic, blinkered clod their letters page editor must be.
    • Maria wasn't just some brainless clod, as many girls that day had been brought up to be.
    • It's a place where you are least likely to run into some clod yakking on a cell phone.
    • Florus growled in my ear, ‘Stop acting ignorant, you clod.’