The word fugaz can be used as an adjective and translated as short, brief, fleeting or momentary.
- Vamos a hacer un viaje fugaz a Barcelona.
We are going to take a short trip to Barcelona.
- Fue un amor fugaz
It was an infatuation (fleeting romance)
When describing a star, fugaz means shooting star
- Pido un deseo cada vez que veo una estrella fugaz.
I make a wish every time I see a shooting star.
This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families. Read their blog for more Spanish!