Translation of picar in English:

picar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 5 (en billar) [bola] to put spin on
  • 6 (Perú/Peru) [familiar/colloquial], (obtener dinero) to get (some) money from o/or out of voy a picar a mi viejo I'm going to get some money out of my old man [familiar/colloquial], I'm going to touch my old man for some money [familiar/colloquial]
  • 9 [Música/Music] to play … staccato

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (picarse)

  • 2 [mar] to get choppy
  • 3 [familiar/colloquial] (enfadarse) to get annoyed, get in a huff [familiar/colloquial]; (ofenderse) to take offense (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) offence, be piqued hombre, no te piques; si solo era una broma come on, don't get annoyed, it was only a joke [familiar/colloquial] anda picado he's in a huff [familiar/colloquial]
  • 6picárselas (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [argot] (irse) to split [argot/slang], to be off [familiar/colloquial], to take off (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial] yo me las pico I'm off [familiar/colloquial] a las nueve me las pico I have to be going o/or to take off at nine [familiar/colloquial]

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