Definition of "pachuco" []

  • (noun) A Mexican-American youth or teenager, especially one who dresses in flamboyant clothes and belongs to a neighborhood gang.

Use "pachuco" in a sentence

  • "I appreciated your explanation of the word pachuco to Still Terrified in East LA, noting that it is derived from our reference to our beloved city of El Paso."
  • "(Let's go to El Paso), "and correctly so on your part, the word pachuco was born."
  • "Subsequently, newspapers dropped the word "Mexican" from their reports, and substituted, instead, the term pachuco or zoot suiter."

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