"pitar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

transitive verb
1. to referee (arbitrar) (partido); to blow for (falta)
2. (abuchear)
  • pitar a alguien -> to whistle at somebody in disapproval
3. to puff (on) (informal) (cigarrillo) (Am)
intransitive verb
4. to blow a whistle (tocar el pito); to toot one's horn (del coche)
5. to work (funcionar) (cosa); to get on (persona)
6. (informal)
  • salir/irse pitando -> to rush out/off (peninsular Spanish)
  • venir pitando -> to come rushing

pitar [pe-tar']
verb neuter
1. To pipe, to play on a pipe. (n)
2. To smoke. (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)
3. To work (funcionar). (m)
  • Pitó el árbitro -> the referee blew his whistle
  • Salir pitando -> to beat it
article & verb transitive
4. To discharge a debt.
5. To distribute allowances of meat or other things.
6. To blow (silbato); to referee (partido).
7. To whistle at (árbitro).

1 (sonar) (con silbato) to blow one's whistle; (con claxon) to hoot; blow one's horn
el policía nos pitó the policeman blew his whistle at us; el camionero me pitó the lorry driver hooted at us; the lorry driver blew his horn at us
2 (abuchear) to whistle
ir o salir pitando
cuando la vio venir salió pitando as soon as he saw her coming he was off like a shot (familiar); adiós, me tengo que ir pitando bye, I must dash (familiar); vámonos pitando, que no llegamos let's get a move on or we won't get there in time (familiar)
4 (Latinoamérica) (fumar) to smoke
5 (funcionar) to work
el negocio no pita the business isn't going well
1 (Dep)
el árbitro pitó falta the referee whistled o blew for a foul; ¿quién pita el partido? who's refereeing the match?
2 (Latinoamérica) (fumar) to smoke

Verb Conjugations for "pitar" (go to to whistle; to smoke; to honk)


yo pito pité pitaba pitaría pitaré
pitas pitaste pitabas pitarías pitarás
él/ella/Ud. pita pitó pitaba pitaría pitará
nosotros pitamos pitamos pitábamos pitaríamos pitaremos
vosotros pitáis pitasteis pitabais pitaríais pitaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. pitan pitaron pitaban pitarían pitarán
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