choco

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See also: Choco, Chocó, and chocó

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

choco ‎(plural chocos)

  1. (Australia, slang, affectionate) A person with dark skin tone.
  2. (Australia, obsolete) A militiaman or conscript, short for chocolate soldier.
  3. (Australia, slang) An army reservist.
    • 1942 September 2, Chocos with Hard Centres, in the Sydney Sun, quoted in 1966 by Sidney J. Baker in The Australian Language, second edition, chapter VIII, section 3, page 167

Usage notes[edit]

The slang term for a dark skinned person may be used by such people themselves (the Australian television series Pizza made a good deal of fun with that for instance), but is generally considered racist when used otherwise.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From chocar.

Verb[edit]

choco

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of chocar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cucullus ‎(hood). Compare Spanish choco, Galician choco.

Noun[edit]

choco m (plural chocos)

  1. (zoology) cuttlefish (any of various squidlike cephalopod marine mollusks of the genus Sepia)
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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

choco m ‎(feminine singular choca, masculine plural chocos, feminine plural chocas)

  1. (Chile) with unclothed arms

Noun[edit]

choco m ‎(plural chocos)

  1. cuttlefish

Verb[edit]

choco

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of chocar.