Translation of petaca in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 (cigarrera) cigarette case; (estuche de tabaco — de cuero) tobacco pouch; (— de metal) tobacco tin echarse por las petacas (Colombia) to go to pieces hacerle la petaca a algn to make sb an apple-pie bed [familiar/colloquial], to shortsheet sb (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (frasco) hipflask 1.3 (México/Mexico) (maleta) suitcase 1.4 (Urug) (polvera) compact
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