Chabakano

noun
Cha·​ba·​ka·​no | \ ˌchäbəˈkä(ˌ)nō \

Definition of Chabakano

: a Spanish-based pidgin language spoken in and around Zamboanga, Philippines

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History and Etymology for Chabakano

Philippine Spanish chabacano, from Spanish, insipid, tasteless, crude, awkward

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“Chabakano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chabakano. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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