Translation of waxy in Spanish:


parecido a la cera, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈwæksi/ /ˈwaksi/

adjective waxier, waxiest

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    (substance) parecido a la cera
    (substance) ceroso
    (complexion) amarillento
    (complexion) céreo literary
    • Sodium is a silvery white metal with a waxy appearance.
    • Frostbitten skin initially turns red, then it takes on a whitish, waxy appearance.
    • They were passing through a grove of low trees now, with drifts of creamy blossom and the waxy green leaves of citrus trees.
    • His yellowish-white jowls drooped, giving him a waxy appearance.
    • Although he was still warm to the touch, he had a waxy appearance which suggested a lack of oxygen.
    • Kipflers are wonderful, waxy, yellow-fleshed potatoes that were first identified in Germany.
    • In another salad, waxy redskin potatoes with a deep, earthy flavour were served warm, along with a poached egg, on a combination of leaves and vegetables sprinkled with sesame seeds.
    • It continued with a thick steak of char-grilled tuna, sitting on a warm, waxy potato and anchovy salad, the heat of the fish wilting some pert baby spinach.
    • Also known as the Jersey Royal, this is a waxy salad potato famed for its distinctive flavour.
    • Dishes of sliced waxy potatoes baked with cheese are popular all over the Alps.
    • A police spokesman said the fake notes can be identified by their feel, as they will appear limp, waxy or shiny, unlike regular notes, which should be crisp.
    • It has big balls of bright orange flowers and large waxy grey leaves, but because it won't tolerate temperatures below about 15-degrees Celsius, it will only grow in a glasshouse this far south.
    • If you find a white, fluffy, waxy material on the undersides of leaves or in the leaf axils, your plant has mealybugs.
    • The waxy white flowers of citrus fruits are produced from January onwards, with many varieties having a delicious fragrance capable of filling a small conservatory.
    • He'd lost a lot of weight and his skin looked grey and waxy.
    • A favourite flower for the bouquet's centre was the amazon lily, which had white waxy blooms.
    • Their faces were waxy and pallid in the glow of the torchlight.
    • There, among the white waxy flowers, she saw a small, snow-white moth with grayish hind wings.
    • Their faces were waxy, white and drawn, their eyes open and blank.
    • Cholesterol is a white, waxy substance found in all animal tissues.