1. Fine sort of mat made of palm; used for a sleeping-mat by the natives in South America and the Philippines (para dormir). (m)
2. Impostor, swindler, extorter (estafador). (m)
3. A good for-nothing fellow, a despicable person, poor devil (pobre hombre). (Province; Provinicial) (m)
- Líar el petate -> (coll.) to pack up one's duds, to move away or be dismissed
1 (estera) grass mat; especialmente (Latinoamérica) [de palma] mat of palm leaves; (para dormir) sleeping mat
2 (equipaje) bundle of bedding and belongings; (Mil) kit bag
liar el petate to pack; (irse) to pack up and go; clear out (familiar); (morir) to kick the bucket (familiar)
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