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pachuco

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noun pa·chu·co \pə-ˈchü-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of pachuco

plural

pachucos

  1. :  a young Mexican-American having a taste for flashy clothes and a special jargon and usually belonging to a neighborhood gang



Origin and Etymology of pachuco

American Spanish


First Known Use: 1943


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