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1    (=cohete)   banger, firecracker  
small explosive device,   (Mil)   petard
2    *   (=lo que aburre)   bore, drag  
ser un petardo      to be dead boring *     
3    **   (=mujer fea)   hag **  , old hag **  
4    **   (=droga)   joint **  
5    *   (=estafa)   fraud, swindle  
pegar un petardo      pull a fast one  
  ( a      on)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

petardazo, petar, petacudo, peta

pegar un petardo exp.
pull a fast one

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"petardo": examples and translations in context
Tienes un petardo en tus manos. You got a firecracker on your hands here.
Y sale naturalmente, como un petardo explosivo. And it just comes out naturally like a firecracker exploding.
Es posible que fuera un petardo. It might have been a backfire.
Además, el que esto ocurriera ahora es una agradable coincidencia. Porque no hace ni una hora, cuando estábamos paseando, mi perro se asustó con un petardo y saltó como un caballo encabritado. Besides, for this to have happened now is a nice coincidence. Because not an hour ago, while we were on our walk, my dog was startled by a backfire and jumped straight up like a horse bucking.
Cuando vaya a recibir el diploma, tiro un petardo. When he goes up to get his diploma, I light a firecracker, like so.
Hace 6 años, estaba bebiendo cuando conocí a este pequeño petardo. About 6 years ago, I was out drinking, when I met this little firecracker.
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