English Loanwords
Language Resources

English loanwords, also known as Anglicisms, are English words that are essentially adopted by other languages... in this case, Spanish. In some cases, words are integrated with the original spelling, while others take on a more "Spanish" spelling.

English Loanwords / Préstamos de inglés

Sports
El básket (basketball)
El beisbol (baseball)
El footing (jogging)
El fútbol (football)
El gol (goal)
El golf
El rugby
El spinning
El surf (surfing)
El tenis (tennis)
El waterpolo

Music
Blues
Breikdans (breakdance)
Funk
Heavy
House
Jazz
Pop
Punk

Food & Drink
El béicon (bacon)
Un cóctel (cocktail)
Un gin-tonic
Un bloody Mary
Un sandwich
Un sandy (sundae)
Un picnic

Places
Un bar
Un cámping (camp site)
Un club
Un párking (parking lot)
Un pub

People
Un barman (bartender)
Un drag queen
Un esnob (snob)
Un gángster
Un hacker
Un hippy
Un hooligan
Un líder (a leader)
Un rockero (a rocker)
Un yanqui (a yankee)

Technology
El email
Clic (click)
Los FAQ
El PC
El GPS
El chat
El CD
El DVD
El webcam

Miscellaneous
Un piercing
Un cátering (caterer)
Zapping (TV channel-surfing)
Un cómic (comic)
Un bol (bowl)
Un hobby
Fashion (fashionable, modern)
Un boicot (boycott)
Un bypass
Un overbooking
Un béstseller
El marketing