Definition of "cholo" [cholo]

  • A Mexican or Hispanic gang member or someone perceived to embody a similar stereotypical countenance (noun)

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Use "cholo" in a sentence
  • "So, should he risk being called a cholo and ask his cousin, Johnny to bring his low-rider to school for his part of the Project?"
  • "The cholo was a squat, powerful little man, with more bounce to him than a rubber ball; leading his men by a dozen yards, he hesitated not an instant but dodged under the blow Bryce lashed out at him and came up inside the latter's guard, feeling for Bryce's throat."
  • "But for many other Mexican nationals and Mexican-Americans, the word "cholo" has come to be associated with the criminal element - and even worse for ironically, a Chicano group in Arizona, which compared "Chola" to the "N"-word."