Translation of manqué in Spanish:


frustrado, adj.

Pronunciation /mɑŋˈkeɪ/ /ˈmɒ̃keɪ/

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    a poet manqué un poeta frustrado
    • Minnelli had his own professional Scotsman who, being something of an artist manqué, plied Minnelli with proposed rewrites of the script.
    • They are not simply middle-class parents manqué; they have their own culture of child rearing.
    • She is an American art critic manqué who travels Europe with her son in an eternally unfinished project to catalogue the best and most interesting Western masterpieces.
    • I am an architect manqué.
    • Editors manqué among non-editorial executives are not in a position to give the task the full-time concentration it demands.
    • Brown is a historian manqué with an impressive cultural range.
    • He, too was a writer manqué who had begun by producing a bad novel and a play which no theatre would put on.
    • Busted Flush, Smith's third novel, revolves around Dock Bass, a carpenter turned realtor manqué who abandons a life of futility in New York state to answer a mysterious writ from a law firm in Gettysburg.
    • A questionably reliable theological student manqué narrates this work, in contrast with an anonymous third-person narrator used in Colter's previous novels.
    • Born in Felixstowe, England, he is an architect manqué.
    • As poet and dramatist, he is most often seen as a genius manqué, whose learning and energy were never sufficiently disciplined.
    • Shearer even took notes, like the coach manqué that he is.
    • The Violin Concerto was very much a labour of love, as one would expect from a violinist manqué who had nursed youthful ambitions as a soloist.
    • Being a Cambridge philosopher manqué I tend to have a more brutal constructivist approach to this sort of thing.
    • I always see most of what I write, and am, in fact, a painter manqué.