Definition of gringo in English:

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gringo

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɪŋɡəʊ/

noun (plural gringos)

informal
(In Spanish-speaking countries and contexts, chiefly in the Americas) a person, especially an American, who is not Hispanic or Latino.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with gringo

bingo, dingo, Domingo, flamingo, jingo, lingo

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