pillar (Del it. pigliare, coger).
1. tr. Hurtar o robar.
2. Coger, agarrar o aprehender a alguien o algo.
3. Alcanzar o atropellar embistiendo.
A Pedro lo pilló un automóvil. [m6]¡Que te pilla el toro!
4. Aprisionar con daño a algo o alguien. U. t. c. prnl.
Me pillé un dedo con la puerta.
5. coloq. Sorprender a alguien en flagrante delito o engaño.
6. coloq. coger (ǁ contraer ciertas enfermedades o empezar a padecer ciertos estados).
Pilló una pulmonía. [m6]Pilló una rabieta.
7. coloq. Sobrevenir a alguien algo, cogerlo desprevenido, sorprenderlo.
La enfermedad me pilló sin dinero. [m6]La noche nos pilló en el monte.
8. coloq. Coger, hallar o encontrar a alguien en determinada situación, temple, etc.
Me pillas de buen humor.
9. germ. Jugar dinero con trampas.
10. intr. coger (ǁ encontrarse algo en determinada situación respecto a alguien).
Tu casa nos pilla de camino. [m6]Este barrio pilla muy a trasmano.
aquí te pillo, aquí te mato. expr. coloq. aquí te cojo, aquí te mato.
quien pilla, pilla. expr. coloq. desus. Era u. para designar a quienes procuran solo sus intereses personales sin tener ningún tipo de respeto ni miramiento.

Diccionario de la lengua española. 2015.


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