chico

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

chico (plural chicos)

  1. (North America, informal) A Latin-American boy; a Latino.
  2. The fruit of the sapodilla, Manilkara zapota
  3. (American Southwest) sweet corn that has been cooked and dried on the cob (mostly plural)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ciccum.

Adjective[edit]

chico m (feminine chica, masculine plural chicos, feminine plural chicas)

  1. small

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Noun[edit]

chico m (plural chicos, feminine chica)

  1. boy; kid

Usage notes[edit]

The noun chico is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

chico

  1. sapodilla fruit