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EtymologyEdit

From chueca (stump of a tree), itself from Basque txoko (anklebone), perhaps recalling curved, bent branches sprouting from it.

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chueco (feminine singular chueca, masculine plural chuecos, feminine plural chuecas)

  1. (Latin America) crooked, bent, curved (not straight, having one or more bends or angles)
  2. (Latin America) crooked, oblique, (not at right angles, horizontal or vertical)
  3. (Mexico, slang) hot, stolen
  4. (Latin America) devious

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