horror

m.
1 terror, horror (miedo).
me da horror pensarlo just thinking about it gives me the shivers
¡qué horror! how awful!
¡qué horror de día! what an awful day!
2 atrocity.
los horrores de la guerra the horrors of war
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horror
nombre masculino
1 (repulsión) horror, terror
2 (temor) hate
3 figurado (atrocidad) atrocity
4 familiar figurado (gran cantidad) an awful lot
me gusta un horror I'm crazy about him
bebió horrores he drank a tremendous amount
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FRASEOLOGÍA
¡qué horror! how awful!
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noun m.
horror
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SM
1) (=miedo) horror (a of)
dread (a of)

¡qué horror! — how awful o dreadful!, how ghastly! *

tener horror a algo — to have a horror of sth

la fiesta fue un horror — * the party was ghastly *, the party was dreadful

se dicen horrores de la cocina inglesa — * awful things are said about English cooking

tener algo en horror — frm to detest sth, loathe sth

2) (=acto) atrocity, terrible thing

los horrores de la guerra — the horrors of war

3) * (=mucho)

me gusta horrores o un horror — I love it

hoy he trabajado un horror — today I worked awfully hard

me duele horrores — it's really painful, it hurts like mad o like hell *

se divirtieron horrores — they had a tremendous o fantastic time *

ella sabe horrores — she knows a hell of a lot *

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masculino
1)
a) (miedo, angustia) horror

me causa horror verlo — it horrifies me to see it

les tengo horror a los hospitales — I'm terrified of hospitals

b) (fam) (uso hiperbólico)

qué horror! — how awful o terrible!

un horror de gente — a tremendous number of people (colloq)

2) horrores masculino plural (cosas terribles) horrors (pl)

dice horrores de ella — (fam) he says awful o terrible things about her (colloq)

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= horror.
Ex. In recent years, then, there has been much less scaremongering about the imagined horrors of drowning in a sea of paper.
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* grito de horror = cry of horror.
* manifestar horror = register + horror.
* novelas de horror = horror fiction.
* tener horror a = loathe, hate.
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masculino
1)
a) (miedo, angustia) horror

me causa horror verlo — it horrifies me to see it

les tengo horror a los hospitales — I'm terrified of hospitals

b) (fam) (uso hiperbólico)

qué horror! — how awful o terrible!

un horror de gente — a tremendous number of people (colloq)

2) horrores masculino plural (cosas terribles) horrors (pl)

dice horrores de ella — (fam) he says awful o terrible things about her (colloq)

* * *
= horror.

Ex: In recent years, then, there has been much less scaremongering about the imagined horrors of drowning in a sea of paper.

* grito de horror = cry of horror.
* manifestar horror = register + horror.
* novelas de horror = horror fiction.
* tener horror a = loathe, hate.

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horror
masculine
A
1
(miedo, angustia): me causa horror ver esas escenas it horrifies me to see those scenes
el horror que causó or produjo la matanza the feeling of horror o the horror which the massacre provoked
los exámenes me producen horror I have an absolute horror o dread of exams
les tengo horror a los hospitales I'm terrified of hospitals
2 (fam)
(uso hiperbólico): ¡qué horror! how awful o terrible!, that's awful o terrible!
¡qué horror de mujer! what an awful o appalling woman!, what a dreadful o ghastly woman! (BrE)
había un horror de gente there were a tremendous number of people there (colloq)
B horrores mpl
(cosas terribles): dice horrores de su suegra he says awful o terrible o dreadful things about his mother-in-law
los horrores de los campos de concentración the horrors of the concentration camps
los horrores que vi durante la guerra the horrific things I witnessed during the war
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horror sustantivo masculino
1
a) (miedo, angustia) horror;

me causa horror verlo it horrifies me to see it;

les tengo horror a los hospitales I'm terrified of hospitals
b) (fam) (uso hiperbólico):

¡qué horror! how awful o terrible!

2
horrores sustantivo masculino plural (cosas terribles) horrors (pl);

los horrors de la guerra the horrors of the war
horror sustantivo masculino
1 horror, terror: ¡qué horror!, how awful!
2 (antipatía, aversión) fam le tengo horror a la plancha, I hate doing the ironing
♦ Locuciones: fam (muchísimo) un horror u horrores, an awful lot
'horror' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
desgarrador
- desgarradora
- escalofrío
- película
- terror
- espanto
- estremecer
- vampiro
English:
bear
- dreadful
- flail
- horror
- horror film
- horror story
- it
- nameless
- to
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horror
nm
1. [miedo] terror, horror;
me da horror pensarlo just thinking about it gives me the shivers;
se quedó paralizado de horror he was paralysed with fear;
¡qué horror! how awful!;
¡qué horror de día! what an awful day!
2. [atrocidad] atrocity;
los horrores de la guerra the horrors of war
3. Fam
un horror [mucho] an awful lot;
me gusta un horror I absolutely love it;
la quiero un horror I love her to bits, I really love her;
nos costó un horror convencerle it was an incredible job to convince him
adv
Fam
horrores terribly, an awful lot;
me gusta horrores I absolutely love it;
la quiero horrores I love her to bits, I really love her
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horror
m
1 horror (a of);
tener horror a be terrified of;
me da horror pensar en … I dread to think of …;
¡qué horror! how awful!
2
:
me gusta horrores fam I like it a lot
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horror nm
: horror, dread
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horror n
1. (en general) horror
un grito de horror a cry of horror
los horrores de la guerra the horrors of war
2. (muchísimo) an awful lot
me costó un horror it cost me an awful lot
¡qué horror! how awful!
ser un horror to be awful
tener horror a algo to hate something
le tiene horror a las inyecciones she hates injections

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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