Translation of chantar in English:

chantar

to instal oneself, v.

transitive verb

  • 1Andes

    le chantó el sombrero hasta las orejas he jammed her hat firmly on her head
  • 2Chile informal

    (persona) to walk out on informal
    dejar chantado a algn to stand sb up informal
  • 3Andes, River Plate informal

    (dar)
    to give
    le chantó un coscorrón she whacked him on the head / gave him a whack on the head informal
    • me chantó un pellizco she pinched me
  • 4

    (comentario/impertinencia) to come out with
    le chanté lo que pensaba de él I told him exactly what I thought of him
  • 5Andes, River Plate informal

    siempre me chantan estos trabajos I always get landed with these jobs informal

pronominal verb

  • 1Chile, Peru informal

    (vestido) to put on
  • 2Chile informal

    • 2.1(quedarse)

      to instal oneself US
      to install oneself British

    • 2.2(detenerse)

      to stop dead

    • 2.3(dejar un vicio)

      hace tiempo que se chantó she quit / gave up some time ago
      • no tomo más, me chanto por hoy I'm not drinking any more, I've had enough for today