cholo

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cholo (plural cholos)

  1. (ethnic slur, offensive) A Mexican or Hispanic gang member or someone perceived to embody a similar stereotypical countenance

ChamicuroEdit

NounEdit

cholo

  1. swallow

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NounEdit

cholo m (plural cholos, feminine chola)

  1. (pejorative, South America) mestizo, person of mixed European and various degrees of Amerindian descent, especially if the person is of low economic resources
  2. (Mexico) poor Mexican, often living in California during 19th century
  3. (informal, Mexico, US) used to describe a person belonging to a street gang

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AdjectiveEdit

cholo m (feminine chola, masculine plural cholos, feminine plural cholas)

  1. (colloquial, El Salvador) ripped, with defined muscles
    Mi hijo ya se está poniendo cholo ahora que va al gimnasio.
    My son is getting ripped now that he goes to the gym.
  2. (colloquial, El Salvador) skillful (especially in a sport, but also figuratively in a dancing style, chess or a science)
    Sí, él es bien cholo en Taekwondo. Ha estado yendo cuatro días a la semana por años.
    Yes, he's pretty good in Taekwondo. He's been going four days a week for years.

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Last modified on 17 July 2013, at 22:30