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Bufar

Léxico relacionado con los ruidos I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/20/2001
Word: Bufar
(bu-FAR), verbo intransitivo.
English: to snort
Etymology: Palabra onomatopéyica.
Meaning: 1. Resoplar con furor el toro, el caballo u otro animal.
2. Mostrar a alguien un enfado muy violento con sonidos semejantes a los bufidos de los animales.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos I
Example:

"Con el rescoldo encendió aquella leña, que chisporroteaba y bufaba, soltando agua y humo como si se negara a arder."
Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio: Alfanhuí, p. 84, Ed. Destino.

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