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See also: paletó and paletò

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From paleta.

AdjectiveEdit

paleto (feminine singular paleta, masculine plural paletos, feminine plural paletas)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) uncouth, ignorant, unsophisticated, tasteless, illiterate, clumsy, country bumpkin
    Synonyms: bruto, huaso, palurdo, rústico, maleducado

NounEdit

paleto m (plural paletos, feminine paleta, feminine plural paletas)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) hick, yokel, hillbilly (illiterate person, clumsy with no style or manners, an unskilled peasant)