Translation of chiflar in English:


to whistle at, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (actor/cantante) (as sign of disapproval) to whistle at
    (actor/cantante) to boo

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1Latin America (silbar)

      to whistle
      ¿sabes chiflar? can you whistle?
      • le chiflaron cuando pasó por la obra they whistled at her / wolfwhistled when she went past the building site
      • chíflale a ver si nos ve whistle to him / give him a whistle and see if he sees us

    • 1.2(con los dedos)

      to whistle
      chifló para detener a un taxi she whistled to get a taxi to stop

  • 2informal

    (gustar mucho)
    le chiflan los coches he's crazy about cars informal
    • ese chico me chifla I'm crazy about that guy

pronominal verb

  • 1

    chiflarse por algo/algn