There are 2 main translations of joder in Spanish

: joder1joder2

joder1

to screw, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1 vulgar slang

    (copular)
    to screw vulgar slang
    to fuck vulgar slang
  • 2 informal, vulgar slang

    lo hace solo por joder he only does it to annoy / to be annoying
    • deja / déjate de joder stop being such a pain
    • lo que me jode es tener que hacer el trabajo de ella what pisses me off is having to do her work

transitive verb

  • 1 vulgar slang

    to screw vulgar slang
    to fuck vulgar slang
  • 2 informal, vulgar slang

    • 2.1(molestar)

      to pester
      to bug informal

    • 2.2(engañar)

      to rip … off
      te jodieron you were conned informal

  • 3 informal, vulgar slang

    (televisor/reloj) to fuck up vulgar slang
    (televisor/reloj) to bugger up British vulgar slang
    (planes) to screw up vulgar slang
    (planes) to fuck up vulgar slang
    (planes) to cock up British slang

pronominal verb

informal, vulgar slang
  • 1

    (fastidiarse)
    y si no te gusta, te jodes and if you don't like it, tough shit! vulgar slang
    • ellos se enriquecen y nosotros nos jodemos they get rich and we can just go to hell
    • ¡hay que joderse! can you believe it!
  • 2

    (dañar)
    (espalda) to do … in informal
    (espalda) to bugger up British vulgar slang
    (hígado/estómago) to mess up informal
    (hígado/estómago) to bugger up British vulgar slang
  • 3

    (estropearse)
    (planes) to get screwed up vulgar slang
    (planes) to be buggered up British vulgar slang
    se ha jodido el motor the engine's had it informal
    • ¡se jodió el invento! well that's really done it!

There are 2 main translations of joder in Spanish

: joder1joder2

joder2

for heaven's sake!, interj.

exclamation

  • 1

    (expresando fastidio) for heaven's sake! mainly Spain informal, vulgar slang
    (expresando fastidio) for fuck's sake! mainly Spain vulgar slang, informal
    (expresando asombro) good grief!
    (expresando asombro) jeez US informal
    (expresando asombro) holy shit! vulgar slang
    (expresando asombro) bloody hell! British slang
    ¡joder, qué frío hace! shit! it's cold! vulgar slang