cholo

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noun cho·lo \ ˈchō-(ˌ)lō \

Definition of cholo

plural cholos
1 Southwest, often disparaging :a man or boy of Mexican descent
2 :a Mexican-American youth who belongs to a street gang

Origin and Etymology of cholo

American Spanish, Europeanized Indian, mestizo


Learn More about cholo

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of cholo Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about cholo

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