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Dictionary Swedish English: [fig]

Translation 1 - 28 of 28

SwedishEnglish
skräddarsydd {adj} [även bildl.]bespoke [also fig.]
förtryckt {adj}downtrodden [fig.] [oppressed]
nedtryckt {adj}downtrodden [fig.] [oppressed]
ytlig {adj} [bildl.]shallow [fig.]
ryggradslös {adj} [även bildl.]spineless [also fig.]
stormig {adj} [bildl.]stormy [fig.]
Nouns
hav {n}
3
sea [also fig.]
med. motgift {n} [även bildl.]antidote [also fig.]
zool. kameleont {u} [även bildl.]chameleon [also fig.]
mil. skyttegrav {u}foxhole [fig.] [trench]
guldgruva {u}goldmine [also fig.]
Unverified lakej {u} [nedsätt. i betydelsen underdånig person]lackey [also fig., pej.]
spel lotteri {n} [även bildl.]lottery [also fig.]
milstolpe {u} [också bildl.]milestone [also fig.]
kvarnsten {u} [även bildl.]millstone [also fig.]
ångvält {u} [även bildl.]steamroller [also fig.]
2 Words
Unverified patt {adj} {adv} [oböjl.]in stalemate [chess, or fig.]
klädsel skräddarsydd {adj} [också bildl.]tailor-made [also fig.]
barbiedocka {u}Barbie doll™ [also fig.]
bot. fikonlöv {n} [även bildl.]fig leaf [also fig.]
järnhand {u} [bildl.]iron hand [fig.]
elfenbenstorn {n} [bildl.]ivory tower [fig.]
smältdegel {u} [även bildl.]melting pot [also fig.]
hist. Unverified potemkinkuliss {u}Potemkin village [often used fig. for mock-up, fake]
ling. tryck frågetecken {n} <?> [även bildl.]question mark <?> [also fig.]
tek. säkerhetsventil {u} [även bildl.]safety valve [also fig.]
3 Words
att dra åt svångremmento tighten one's belt [also fig.]
4 Words
idiom luftslott {n} [bildl.]castle in the air [fig.]
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