Translation of grin in Spanish:


sonreír, v.

Pronunciation /ɡrɪn/

intransitive verb grinning, grinned, grinned

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    (abiertamente o burlonamente) sonreír
    he grinned nervously at me me sonrió nervioso
    • To our astonishment, Denis was grinning at us, and was even now heading in our direction.
    • Walk through the tiny airport at Yap, and a small tanned youth will grin at you broadly and place a flower arrangement on your head.
    • By now more than one third of the class was grinning broadly or chuckling to themselves.
    • Dom grinned at my joke and at his idea.
    • In all of the pictures, her mother was grinning like a Cheshire cat.
    • He gave him a pat on the head and grinned in spite of himself.
    • As my bare feet hit the cool cement of pavement I grinned in triumph.
    • He grinned wickedly in response to her skeptical expression.
    • The man was still grinning from ear to ear.
    • Both men grinned broadly as they left court.
    • The girl grinned impishly, her hazel eyes sparkling with mischief.
    • She couldn't stop grinning like an idiot for the rest of the day.
    • The older girl stopped short and looked over her head, grinning like a maniac.
    • Great action, good characters, good acting, good villains, a good story: I came out of the cinema grinning with delight.
    • Maurice eyed me suspiciously, then realised who I was and grinned.
    • Her friend laughed and even Sadie couldn't help grinning a little.
    • My vision a bit blurry and still gasping for breath, I found myself trapped by three grinning teenage girls.
    • He returned to the locker room, covered with mud, but grinning ear-to-ear.
    • She grins at me, revealing perfectly white teeth.
    • Both boys were grinning widely, showing off all their teeth.
    • Kevin and Max smirked and grinned in triumph at each other.


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    sonrisa feminine
    (mocking) sonrisa burlona feminine
    and you can take / wipe that grin off your face! ¡y no te rías!
    • a horrible grin una mueca espantosa
    • I sit here with a silly grin on my face, feeling like I'm the first mother in the world to watch a child grow up.
    • He flashed the attendant behind the counter a dimpled grin and she smiled back warmly.
    • They smiled innocently up at the men, who looked down at them with silly grins, as if they had never seen a woman before.
    • She clicked off the phone and left the room with a silly grin on her face.
    • I looked back at Alison and she had a satisfied grin on her face.
    • Rosie was waiting for me at the station and after some hugs and grins it was off to Rosie's new house.
    • Next morning, the flatmates have to laugh at me because I'm sitting in my dressing gown, staring into space with the goofiest grin you can imagine.
    • She could almost see the mischievous grin plastered on his face.
    • He blinked, then grinned his huge, cheesy grin, and pointed to the wall next to him.
    • Anthony, apparently listening in, flashes a wicked grin at his oldest brother.
    • Suddenly Nook clapped his hands, and a broad grin spread across his face.
    • I just wanted to punch him, making that stupid grin vanish from his face forever.
    • A devious grin crossed his face as his clear grey eyes twinkled with amusement.
    • She was waving to them, a grin from ear to ear on her face.
    • A self-satisfied grin appeared on his face before he turned away from the mirror.
    • Theo looked up from his meal with a grin of satisfaction on his face.
    • That's not it, so wipe off that stupid grin.
    • When he nodded, she sat back happily, a grin plastered on her face.
    • She glared at him, wanting to wipe that stupid grin off his face.
    • He had the brightest blue eyes and a wide toothy grin.