¿Sabías que...?: ¿Cómo se dice "tuxedo" en español y por qué?
tame / domesticado
tame   [teɪm]
A. -adjective
tamer   comparative
tamest   superlative
1. (=no longer wild)   [lion, tiger]   domesticado,   manso   [hedgehog, fox]   dócil,   manso
·do you know of a tame plumber who can fix it?
(humorous)   ¿sabes de un fontanero fiable que lo pueda arreglar?
2. (=boring)   [book, film, match, performance]   soso,   insulso
·the report was pretty tame stuff
·el informe era bastante anodino
·these films are tame by today'noun standards
·estas películas resultan poco atrevidas para los tiempos que corren
B. -transitive verb
[+lion, tiger]   domar,   amansar
[+passion]   dominar
·no man could tame her
·no había hombre que pudiese domarla
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
Search another word or see tame on Dictionary | Thesaurus
Word of the Day
Phrase of the Day

Travel Narrative
Primer encuentro: ¡Encantada! / My roommate: first encounter
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help