chillar


chillar
v.
1 to scream, to yell (gritar) (person).
2 to screech.
3 to yell at (informal) (reñir).
4 to shriek, to screech, to howl, to scream.
5 to bawl out.
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chillar
verbo intransitivo
1 (persona) to scream, shriek, shout
¡no chilles! stop shouting!
chilla más que no te oigo speak up, I can't hear you
2 (cerdo) to squeal; (ratón) to squeak; (pájaro) to squawk, screech
3 (radio) to blare; (frenos) to screech, squeal; (puerta, ventana) to creak, squeak
4 (colores) to be loud, be gaudy, clash
5 familiar (reñir) to tell off
6 figurado (protestar) to protest, complain
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verb
to scream
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1. VI
1) (=gritar) [persona] to shriek, scream; [gato, animal salvaje] to screech, yowl; [ratón] to squeak; [cerdo] to squeal; [ave] to screech, squawk; [radio] to blare
2) (Mec) [frenos] to screech, squeal
3) [colores] to scream, jar, be loud
4) LAm (=llorar) to bawl
2.
See:
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verbo intransitivo
1) pájaro to screech; cerdo to squeal; ratón to squeak
2)
a) persona to shout, yell (colloq); (de dolor, miedo) to scream

chillarle a alguien — to yell o shout at somebody

b) bebé/niño (llorar) to scream
3) (Col) colores to clash
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= screech, scream, shrill, howl, yelp, shriek, squeal, holler.
Ex. They laughed and screeched and mocked as long as I went on swearing.
Ex. What's the ordinary response if you're a red-blooded American consumer? I mean, you scream like hell and run to the store and demand your money back.
Ex. And those users who are unfortunate enough to hit on a librarian who booms (or shrills) their private problems around the library floor may never ask a question again.
Ex. If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
Ex. He yelped in pain and she grabbed his wrists and pinned his arms to the floor.
Ex. At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
Ex. Our political class yaps and squeals but is incapable of rational thought.
Ex. When McCall finished his book by saying, 'It makes me wanna holler and throw up my hands,' he almost described my reaction perfectly.
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* chillar a gripo pelado = scream + Posesivo + head off.
* chillar a grito pelado = scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
* chillar como alma en pena = scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
* chillar como un cerdo = squeal like + a pig.
* chillar como un condenado = scream like + a banshee.
* chillar como un loco = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
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verbo intransitivo
1) pájaro to screech; cerdo to squeal; ratón to squeak
2)
a) persona to shout, yell (colloq); (de dolor, miedo) to scream

chillarle a alguien — to yell o shout at somebody

b) bebé/niño (llorar) to scream
3) (Col) colores to clash
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= screech, scream, shrill, howl, yelp, shriek, squeal, holler.

Ex: They laughed and screeched and mocked as long as I went on swearing.

Ex: What's the ordinary response if you're a red-blooded American consumer? I mean, you scream like hell and run to the store and demand your money back.
Ex: And those users who are unfortunate enough to hit on a librarian who booms (or shrills) their private problems around the library floor may never ask a question again.
Ex: If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
Ex: He yelped in pain and she grabbed his wrists and pinned his arms to the floor.
Ex: At most summer camps, children shriek, laugh and generally make a ruckus.
Ex: Our political class yaps and squeals but is incapable of rational thought.
Ex: When McCall finished his book by saying, 'It makes me wanna holler and throw up my hands,' he almost described my reaction perfectly.
* chillar a gripo pelado = scream + Posesivo + head off.
* chillar a grito pelado = scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
* chillar como alma en pena = scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.
* chillar como un cerdo = squeal like + a pig.
* chillar como un condenado = scream like + a banshee.
* chillar como un loco = shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream like + a banshee, wail like + a banshee.

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chillar [A1 ]
vi
A «pájaro» to screech; «cerdo» to squeal; «ratón» to squeak
B
1 (gritar) to shout, yell (colloq); (de dolor) to scream; (de miedo) to scream, shriek
chillaban como locos they were shouting their heads off, they were shouting like crazy o (BrE) mad
chillarle A algn to yell o shout AT sb
no hace falta que me chilles, no estoy sorda there's no need to shout o yell, I'm not deaf
si llega tarde le chillarán (fam); if he's late he'll get a real earful o he'll get bawled out o he'll get yelled at (colloq)
2 «oídos» to ring
3 «bebé/niño» (llorar) to scream
C (Col) «colores» to clash
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chillar (conjugate chillar) verbo intransitivo
a) [pájaro] to screech;

[cerdo] to squeal;
[ratón] to squeak
b) [persona] to shout, yell (colloq);

(de dolor, miedo) to scream;
chillarle a algn to yell o shout at sb
c) [bebé/niño] (llorar) to scream

chillar verbo intransitivo
1 (emitir un chillido) to scream, shriek
2 (levantar la voz) to shout
3 (un ave) to screech
(un cerdo) to squeal
'chillar' also found in these entries:
English:
bawl
- call
- jar
- scream
- screech
- shriek
- squall
- squeak
- squeal
- cry
- squawk
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chillar
vi
1. [gritar] [personas] to scream, to yell;
[aves, monos] to screech; [cerdo] to squeal; [ratón] to squeak
2. [hablar alto] to shout;
chilla más, que aquí atrás no se te oye speak up, we can't hear you at the back;
¡no chilles, que no somos sordos! don't shout, we're not deaf!
3. [chirriar] to screech;
[puerta, madera] to creak; [bisagras] to squeak
vt
Fam [reñir] to yell o shout at;
siempre le chilla al niño she's always yelling o shouting at the child;
a mí no me chilla nadie no one shouts at me
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chillar
v/i scream, shriek; de cerdo squeal
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chillar vi
1) : to squeal, to screech
2) : to scream, to yell
3) : to be gaudy, to clash
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chillar vb
1. (gritar) to shout
2. (hablar más fuerte) to speak up [pt. spoke; pp. spoken]
3. (berrear) to scream
4. (loro, frenos) to screech
5. (cerdo) to squeal
6. (ratón) to squeak

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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