noun pa·chu·co \pə-ˈchü-(ˌ)kō\
plural pa·chu·cos

Definition of PACHUCO

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

Origin of PACHUCO

American Spanish
First Known Use: 1943


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