pillo


pillo
f. & m.
1 rascal, scamp, sly fellow.
2 burglar, thief.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: pillar.
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pillo
adjetivo
1 (travieso) naughty
2 (astuto) crafty
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 (niño) little monkey, little devil
2 (adulto) rogue, rascal
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pillo, -a
1.
ADJ [adulto] sly, crafty; [niño] naughty
2.
SM / F (=adulto) rogue, scoundrel; (=niño) rascal, scamp
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I
-lla adjetivo (fam) (travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq); (astuto) crafty, cunning
II
-lla masculino, femenino (fam) (travieso) rascal (colloq); (astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
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= streetwise [street-wise], crafty, street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion.
Ex. And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.
Ex. Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
Ex. The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
Ex. Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
Ex. This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys .
Ex. Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
Ex. And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
Ex. In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
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I
-lla adjetivo (fam) (travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq); (astuto) crafty, cunning
II
-lla masculino, femenino (fam) (travieso) rascal (colloq); (astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
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= streetwise [street-wise], crafty, street urchin, slum urchin, urchin, street arab, rascal, scallywag [scalawag, -USA], rapscallion.

Ex: And because it refuses to express itself in the kind of language we have to assume would be natural to Slake himself slangy, staccato, flip, street-wise we are forced into the position of observing him rather than feeling at one with him.

Ex: Crafty! He wanted nothing to do with the straitjacket of guidelines and so-called standards = ¡Qué astuto! no quería saber nada de las restricciones que imponen las directrices y las "supuestas" normas.
Ex: The author examines Whistler's visits to the more squalid sections of the city, his views along the Thames and his portrayals of street urchins.
Ex: Victorian photographs of social commentary ranged from the pseudo-sentimental slum urchins of Oscar Rejlander to the stark honest portrayal of the horrible conditions of the Glascow slums by Thomas Annan.
Ex: This is a film that that will melt hearts of stone, with its cast of scruffy urchins who learn both song and life lessons under the tutelage of a paternalistic mentor at a grim boarding school for 'difficult' boys .
Ex: Many New York citizens blamed the street arabs for crime and violence in the city and wanted them placed in orphan homes or prisons.
Ex: And although they may pose themselves as very religious, they are simply rascals.
Ex: In other words, we either have morons or thugs running the White House -- or perhaps one moron, one thug, and a smattering of scalawags in between.
Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.

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pillo1 -lla
adjective
(fam)
1 (travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq)
2 (astuto) crafty, cunning
pillo2 -lla
masculine, feminine
(fam)
1 (travieso) rascal (colloq)
2 (astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
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Del verbo pillar: (conjugate pillar)

pillo es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

pilló es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
pillar    
pillo
pillar (conjugate pillar) verbo transitivo
1 (fam)
a) (atrapar) to catch;

le pilló un dedo it caught o trapped her finger;

¡te pillé! caught o got you!
b)catarro/resfriadoto catch

2 (Esp fam) [coche] to hit
pillarse verbo pronominal (fam) ‹dedos/mangato catch
pillo
-lla adjetivo (fam) (travieso) naughty, wicked (colloq);


(astuto) crafty, cunning
■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) (travieso) rascal (colloq);
(astuto) crafty o cunning devil (colloq)
pillar verbo transitivo
1 (una cosa, enfermedad) to catch
2 (atropellar) to run over
3 (sorprender) to catch
4 (un chiste, una idea) to get
5 (robar) to steal ➣ Ver nota en catch
♦ Locuciones: me pilla de camino, it's on my way
pillo,-a
I adjetivo
1 (travieso, trasto) naughty
2 (astuto) cunning
II sustantivo masculino y femenino
1 (niño travieso) rascal
2 (astuto) cunning devil
'pillo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
pilla
- renuncio
- sinvergüenza
- tuna
- tuno
- pillar
English:
rascal
- roguish
- tag
- rogue
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pillo, -a Fam
adj
1. [travieso] mischievous
2. [astuto] crafty
nm,f
1. [pícaro] rascal
2. [astuto] crafty person
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pillo
I adj mischievous
II m, pilla f rascal
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pillo, -lla adj
: cunning, crafty
pillo, -lla n
1) : rascal, brat
2) : rogue, scoundrel
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pillo n (niño) rascal

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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