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VOCABULARY # 3 PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

AGE Skinny = escuálido

Old = viejo Anorexic = anoréxico

Young = joven Petite = menudo

About (thirty)= sobre los Six pack = tableta de chocolate

Elderly = anciano Bony = huesudo

In his / her early (twenties) = Fat = gordo


veinte y pocos
Plump = rellenito
In his / her mid (twenties) = más
de veinte / veinte y tantos Overweight = con sobrepeso

In his / her mid to late (twenties) = Obese = obeso


veinte largos Chubby = rechoncho
Just turned (fifty) = 50 recién Big-boned =de huesos grandes
cumplidos
Skin & bones = un saco de huesos

Stout = corpulento
HEIGHT
Stocky = bajo y robusto
Short = bajo
Broad shoulder = ancho de
Tall = alto espaldas

About (160) cm = sobre el metro Well-built = de complexión robusta


60
Shapely = esbelto
Of average / medium height = de
estatura media Lanky = larguirucho

Above average height = más alto Slender = esbelto


que la media
Wiry = fibroso
Below average height = más bajo
Muscular = musculoso
que la media
Good figure = buen tipo

Of medium build = de complexion


BUILD / FIGURE media
Thin = flaco A double chin = papada
Slim = esbelto
A narrow waist = de cintura To do your hair = arreglarse /
estrecha peinarse

A pot belly = con barriga To have your hair cut = cortarse el


pelo

HAIR
FACE
Long / Short = largo / corto
Blue-eyed = de ojos azules
Dark / Light = Oscuro / claro
Rosy –cheeked = de mejillas
Black = negro sonrosadas
Brown = castaño Thin-lipped = de labios finos
Blond = rubio Freckles = pecas
Grey = canoso High cheekbones = de pómulos
White = blanco prominentes

Thick = espeso Thin-faced = de cara fina

Curly = rizado Round-faced = de cara redonda

Wavy = ondulado Chubby face = de cara rellena

Straight = liso To have a beard = con barba

Dark-haired = moren@ To have a moustache = con bigote

Fair-haired = rubi@ To have sideburns = con patillas

Ginger-haired – pelirrojo Wrinkles = arrugas

Red haired = pelirroj@

Auburn-haired - castaño OTHER FEATURES

Going bald = quedarse calvo Attractive = atractiv@

Receding hair = con entradas Good-looking = guap@

A crew-cut = corte al cero Handsome = guapo

With a fringe = con flequillo Pretty = guapa

With a parting = con raya Beautiful = bonita

Shoulder length = de largo hasta Cute = lind@


los hombres
Gorgeous = maravill@
Plain = feill@ Assertive = firme / seguro

Ugly = fe@ Bad-tempered = malhumorado

Hunky = tio bueno Balanced = equilibrado

Hairy = peludo Benevolent = benevolente

Scruffy = desaliñado Big-headed = engreído

Untidy-looking = desaliñado Bigmouth = bocazas

Well-dressed = elegante Blunt = franco

Scar = cicatriz Bold = valiente

Tattoo = tatuaje Bossy = mandón

Piercing = piercing Brainy = inteligente

Pale-skinned = pálid@ Brainless = tonto

Dark-skinned = moren@ Brave = valiente

Tanned = bronceado Bright = inteligente

Left-handed = zurdo Broad-minded = de mente abierta

Long-legged = piernas largas Brusque = brusco

Flat-footed = pies planos Capable = competente

Carefree = despreocupado

CHARACTER AND PERSONALITY Careful = cuidadoso

Able = hábil Caring = afectuoso / solidario

Abrupt = brusco Cautious = prudente

Absent-minded = despistado Charming = encantador

Active = activo Cheerful = alegre

Adventurous = aventurero Childish = infantil

Affectionate = cariñoso Clever = listo

Aggressive = agresivo Cold = frío

Ambitious = ambicioso Cold-blooded = de sangre fría

Argumentative = discutidor Cold-hearted = sin escrúpulos

Arrogant = arrogante Conceited = engreído


Conservative = conservador Forgetful = olvidadizo

Cowardly = cobarde Frank = franco

Crafty = astuto Friendly = simpático

Cruel = cruel Funny /fun = divertido

Cunning = astuto Generous = generoso

Curt = brusco Gifted = con talento

Daft = tonto Good-tempered = amable

Deceitful = mentiroso Greedy = glotón / codicioso

Determined = decidido Gregarious = sociable

Dim = tonto Half-witted = tonto

Direct = directo Hard-working = trabajador

Discourteous = descortés Helpful = servicial

Dishonest = deshonesto High-strung = nervioso

Disloyal = desleal Honest = honesto

Dominant = dominante Hot –blooded = apasionado

Down-to-earth = realista Humble = humilde

Dumb = tonto Hypocriticall = hipócrita

Easy-going = tratable Ignorant = ignorante

Eccentric = excéntrico Ill-mannered = mal educado

Economical = ahorrativo Imaginative = imaginativo

Educated= educado Imbecile = tonto

Emotional = sentimental Impatient = impaciente

Even-tempered = calmado Impolite = mal educado

Extravagant = despilfarrador Impulsive = impulsivo

Extrovert = extrovertido Inflexible = inflexible

Fascinating = fascinante Innocent = inocente

Flexible = flexible Inquisitive = curioso

Foolish = tonto Intelligent= inteligente


Introvert = introvertido Nosy = entrometido

Irrational = irracional Obnoxious = odioso

Irresponsible = irresponsable Obsessive = obsesivo

Irritable = irritable Obstinate = obstinado

Insane = insensato Odd = raro

Kind = amable Open = abierto

Lazy = perezoso Open-minded = de mente abierta

Lively = animado Optimistic = optimista

Lovely = encantador Original = original

Loyal = leal Outgoing = extrovertido

Macho = machista Passive = pasivo

Malicious = malicioso Patient = paciente

Materialistic = materialista Peaceful = pacífico

Mature = maduro Peculiar = peculiar

Mean = tacaño Permissive = permisivo

Messy = desordenado Perverted = pervertido

Mischievous = travieso Pessimistic = pesimista

Miserable = infeliz Phoney = falso

Modest = modesto Picky = tiquismiquis

Moody = temperamental Pigheaded = terco

Naïve = ingenio Pleasant = agradable

Narcissistic = narcisista Polite = educado

Narrow-minded = cerrado de Practical = práctico


mente
Proud = orgulloso
Naughty = travieso
Punctual = puntual
Neat = ordenado
Pushy = agresivo / enérgico
Nice = agradable
Quarrelsome = peleón
Normal = normal
Rational = racional
Relaxed = relajado Stingy = tacaño

Reliable = fiable Strict = estricto

Reserved = reservado Strong = fuerte

Respectful = respetuoso Stubborn = terco

Responsible = responsable Stuck-up = presuntuoso

Romantic = romántico Stupid = tonto

Rude = maleducado Sympathetic = empático

Sadistic = sádico Talented = con talento

Sceptical = escéptico Talkative = hablador

Self-assured = seguro de sí mismo Thick = tonto

Self-centre = egoísta Thoughtful = pensativo

Self-confident = seguro de sí Thoughtless = desconsiderado


misma
Thrifty = ahorrativo
Self-conscious = tímido
Tight-fisted = tacaño
Selfish = egoísta
Tolerant = tolerante
Self –important = engreído
Trustful = confiado
Sensible = sensato
Trustworthy = honrado
Sensitive = sensible
Two-faced = falso
Shallow = superficial
Unprincipled = sin principios
Shrewd = astuto
Unreliable = poco fiable
Shy = tímido
Vain = vanidoso
Silly = tonto
Warm-hearted = bondadoso
Simple = simple
Weak = débil
Sincere = sincere
Weird = raro
Smart = inteligente
Well-behaved = educado
Snobbish = presuntuoso
Well-educated = culto
Snooty = presuntuoso
Well-mannered = educado
Sociable = sociable
Well-read = culto
Well-spoken = bienhablado Guilty = culpable

Well-travelled = persona viajada Helpless = indefenso / impotente

Whimsical = caprichoso Hurt = herido

Witty = ingenioso In a bad mood = de mal humor

In a good mood = de buen humor

MOOD & FEELINGS Jealous = celoso

Afraid = asustado Lonely = solo

Angry = enfadado Miserable = triste / infeliz

Anxious = ansioso Nervous = nervioso

Ashamed = avergonzado Relieved = tranquilo / aliviado

Bitter = resentido Restless = inquieto / intranquilo

Bored = aburrido Shocked= sorprendido/


escandalizado
Cheerful = alegre
Sleepy = soñoliento
Confused = perplejo / confundido
Tense = tenso
Depressed = deprimido
Tired = cansado
Disappointed = desilusionado
Upset = preocupado / molesto
Disgusted = asqueado
Weary / worn-out = agotado
Embarrassed = desconcertado /
incómodo Worried = preocupado

Enthralled = fascinado

Envious = envidioso IDIOMS & SIMILIES

Excited = emocionado To have a heart of gold = tener un


corazón de oro
Exhausted = exhausto
To be a cold fish = ser frío y
Fascinated = fascinado distante
Frustrated = frustrado To be an awkward customer / To
Giddy / dizzy = mareado be a pain in the neck = ser un
hueso duro de roer / una persona
Glad / happy = feliz difícil

Grateful = agradecido To be an odd-ball = ser más raro


que un perro verde
To be round the bend = estar As good as gold = más bueno que
chiflado el pan

To be on cloud nine = estar en el As stubborn as a mule = más terco


séptimo cielo que una mula

To be over the moon = sentirse As cool as a cucumber = más frío


por las nubes / feliz que el hielo

To be in high spirits = estar de As mad as a hatter / March hare =


muy buen humor más loco que una cabra

To keep one’s chin up = mantener As quick as a flash = más rápido


la frente alta que un rayo

To look down in the dumps = estar As sick as a parrot = desilusionado


por los suelos / depre
As bold as a brass = valiente
To be like a bear with a sore head
= estar muy enfadado As hard as nails = más duro que el
acero
To be under the weather / be down
= estar depre As deaf as a post = más sordo que
una tapia
To be on top form = estar en plena
forma To judge a book by its cover =
juzgar por las apariencias
To be scared stiff = estar muerto
de miedo

To shake in one’s shoes = estar


cagado de miedo

As blind as a bat = más ciego que


Pepe leches

As thin as a rake = más seco que


un pimiento

As strong as an ox = más fuerte


que un toro

As quiet as a mouse = más callado


que un muerto

As heavy as lead = más pesado


que el plomo

As light as a feather = más ligero


que una pluma