Chicano


Chi·ca·no

noun \chi-ˈkä-(ˌ)nō also shi-\

: an American (especially a man or boy) whose parents or grandparents came from Mexico

plural Chi·ca·nos

Full Definition of CHICANO

:  an American and especially a man or boy of Mexican descent
Chicano adjective

Origin of CHICANO

Mexican Spanish, alteration of Spanish mexicano Mexican
First Known Use: 1947

Rhymes with CHICANO

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