güero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From huero or an indigenous language

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

güero (feminine singular güera, masculine plural güeros, feminine plural güeras)

  1. (Mexico) having light skin and/or blond hair

Noun[edit]

güero m (plural güeros, feminine güera)

  1. (Mexico) a person with light skin and/or blond hair
    "¿Qué onda, güero?"—"What's up, whitey?"

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used as a term of endearment, or an informal way of saying "whitey" in Spanish. Unlike gringo, which generally refers to Americans, güero is used generally to refer to a lighter-skinned person.

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