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