Pellejo in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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masculine noun
1. skin (informal) (piel, vida)
  • estar/ponerse en el pellejo de otro to be/put oneself in someone else's shoes
  • salvar el pellejo to save one's skin
2. hangnail (padrastro)
1 [de animal] skin; hide; [de persona] skin; [de uva] skin
no caber en el pellejo to be bursting with pride
estar en el pellejo de algn
no quisiera estar en su pellejo I wouldn't like to be in his shoes
ponerse en el pellejo de algn
ponte en su pellejo put yourself in her shoes
quitarle el pellejo a algn to flay sb; criticize sb harshly
no tener más que el pellejo to be all skin and bones
2 (vida) neck (familiar)
arriesgar el pellejo to risk one's neck (familiar); perder el pellejo to snuff it (familiar); salvar el pellejo to save one's skin o neck (familiar)
3 (odre) wineskin
4 (borracho) drunk
5 (mujeriego) rake; womanizer
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