Definition of gringo in English:

gringo

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Pronunciation: /ˈgrɪŋgəʊ
 
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noun (plural gringos)

informal
  • A white person from an English-speaking country (used in Spanish-speaking countries, chiefly Central and South America).
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    • Eventually, the gringos stumbled upon a gleaming mountain of white granite that rose up out of the desert.
    • After Smith's death, in 1968, the property was sold to a series of gringos who converted it into a $1,000-a-night resort, popular with U.S. senators, John Wayne, and Saudi sheiks.
    • He laughed and said, ‘That's just for the gringos.’

Origin

Spanish, literally 'foreign, foreigner, or gibberish'.

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