There are 2 translations of whistle in Spanish:

whistle1

Pronunciation: /ˈhwɪsəl; ˈwɪsəl/

vi

  • 1.1 (make sound) [person] silbar; (loudly) chiflar; [referee] pitar; [kettle] silbar, pitar; [train] pitar; [wind] silbar, aullar* to whistle to a dog silbarle or chiflarle a un perro he whistled to me to take cover me silbó or (AmL tb) me chifló para que me pusiera a cubierto to whistle at the girls silbarles or (AmL tb) chiflarles a las chicas to whistle for sth [colloquial/familiar] if they want more money, they can whistle for it si quieren más dinero, van a tener que esperar sentados [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (speed, rush) (+ adv compl) to whistle by [bullet/arrow] pasar silbando shells went whistling overhead pasaban proyectiles silbando por encima

vt

  • 1.1 [tune] silbar 1.2 (signal) he whistled the dogs over llamó a los perros con un silbido he whistled the play dead (AmE) pitó para detener el juego

Phrasal verbs

whistle up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (summon) [dog] llamar con un silbido or con un chiflido, pegarle* un silbido or un chiflido a 1.2 (provide at short notice) [meal] improvisar; [dress] hacer*; [help] conseguir*

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There are 2 translations of whistle in Spanish:

whistle2

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Word of the day anteojeras
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blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.