Translation of effigy in Spanish:


efigie, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛfɪdʒi/

nounplural elegies

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    (statue) efigie feminine
    (dummy) muñeco masculine
    (dummy) monigote masculine
    • The exhibition includes more than 300 objects including tapestries. jewellery, stained glass, tomb effigies and sculptures, as well as paintings and illuminated books.
    • The counterpart of the English and Scottish passion for painted portraits was an almost equal obsession with sculpted effigies on tombs.
    • My naive idea of a sculptor is someone who works with clay or other materials, or chisels away at a piece of stone to create figures, busts and statues, likenesses and effigies, that only they, with their huge talent, can create.
    • The grand effigies that typify civic sculpture invariably commemorate great statesmen, founding fathers or political icons.
    • It is ironic that his tomb effigy should show him brandishing an unsheathed sword.
    • The effigy on her tomb in the abbey shows her beauty and is remarkable for its attention to detail.
    • The tomb effigy, the memorial portrait, and the death mask approach a condition of perfect substitutability for the irrevocably absent object, the once-living body.
    • Imbued with all of Carpeaux's desire to create a monumental effigy, this bust reveals much of his personal attachment to Napoleon.
    • There are late medieval sculpted monuments in the cathedral, as well as the altar tomb effigy of Bishop Wellesley who died in 1539.
    • Perched atop a rocky pedestal sits a demonic looking clay statue, an effigy of the devil; complete with real rams horns and a human-hair goatee beard.
    • The protesters also burned an effigy of the House of Representatives Speaker.
    • The protestors burnt effigies representing the demons of inflation and privatisation.
    • One young graphic designer from Ennis had come to the protest with a life-size effigy of the prime minister.
    • The police dutifully later detained student protesters for burning effigies of her and even went so far as to arrest a street cartoonist for drawing unflattering caricatures of the president.
    • I do, however, recall seeing on television protestors burning effigies and flags.
    • The protesters separately burned the effigies of top local officials and senior legislators they blamed for obstructing their interests.
    • Around him, protesters burned effigies of the once revered king, chanting for him to be hanged as they began to move towards the heavily guarded royal palace.
    • Tempers are flaring in both countries, with protesters burning effigies of each other's leaders.
    • The twin sons enthusiastically joined the protesters, carrying posters and burning effigies of the state leaders.
    • Some of the protesters burnt an effigy of the Health Minister.
    • A university student was sentenced on Wednesday to five months in jail for burning an effigy of the President during a protest march last year.
    • We will burn effigies to voice our protest.
    • Gagging the mouth, blindfolding and burning effigies are some of the usual forms of protest.
    • After the public procession, the effigy is buried, destroyed, or abandoned in the forest.
    • On New Year's, festivities include fireworks and the burning of effigies (representations of disliked people), made by stuffing old clothes.