Astilla in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
feminine noun
1. splinter
  • hacer astillas (figurative) to smash to smithereens
1 (fragmento) splinter; chip;astillas (para fuego) kindling
; (s)
hacer algo astillas to smash sth into little o tiny pieces; hacerse astillas to shatter into little o tiny pieces
2 (España) (soborno) small bribe; sweetener (familiar)
dar astilla a algn to give sb a cut (familiar); ese tío no da astilla he's a tight-fisted so-and-so (familiar)
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