charro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish

Noun[edit]

charro (plural charros)

  1. A type of Mexican horseman
    • 2007 August 21, Dave Kehr, “New DVDs”, New York Times:
      The star is Jorge Negrete, a tall baritone with a pencil mustache who appeared as a singing charro in a few dozen ranchero musicals.
    • 2006 July 28, Susannah J. Felts, “Wanna See Something Really Weird?”, Chicago Reader:
      The show features a revolving roster of "freaks" both born and made: at Ozzfest the former included Jessie the Half-Boy; a "wolf-boy" from Mexico dressed in a charro suit and sombrero; and the aforementioned Punkin Head, aka Scott the Cyclops, who capitalizes on his empty eye socket with various props including, as Harck promises, his own tongue.
    • 1994 May 6, Carmela Rago, “Not From Around Here”, Chicago Reader:
      But he's also evolved from the mythic Mexican cowboy of the 19th century, the charro, who even if he had nothing else had balls.

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

charro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of charrar

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

charro m (plural charros)

  1. joint, a cigarette containing cannabis.
    Você quer fumar alguns charros comigo?
    Do you want to smoke a few joints with me?

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Basque txaro (defective, weak)

Adjective[edit]

charro m (feminine charra, masculine plural charros, feminine plural charras)

  1. coarse, vulgar
  2. rustic
  3. (slang, US, Texas) A short form of frijoles a la charra, that is, pinto or pink beans boiled with condiments but otherwise plain and simple.
  4. from Salamanca

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

charro m (plural charros, feminine charra)

  1. one who is rustic or coarse
  2. someone from Salamanca