chilango

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃiˈlanɡo/ [t͡ʃiˈlãŋ.ɡo]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -anɡo
  • Syllabification: chi‧lan‧go

Adjective[edit]

chilango (feminine chilanga, masculine plural chilangos, feminine plural chilangas)

  1. (slang) from Mexico City
    Synonyms: capitalino, defeño, mexiqueño

Noun[edit]

chilango m (plural chilangos, feminine chilanga, feminine plural chilangas)

  1. (slang) someone from Mexico City
    Synonyms: capitalino, defeño, mexiqueño

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used derogatorily by those living outside the capital. Amongst residents of the city, it can be affectionate.

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