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Definitions and meaning of charro

charro

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish charro (cowboy).

Noun

charro (plural charros)

  1. A type of Mexican horseman.
  2. (usually in the plural) Short for charro bean.

Anagrams

  • orrach

Asturian

Verb

charro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of charrar

Galician

Etymology

Unknown. Attested in Galician since circa 1539, earlier than in other Iberian languages, which makes the proposed Basque etymology less probable.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃaro̝/

Adjective

charro m (feminine singular charra, masculine plural charros, feminine plural charras)

  1. simple, unintelligent, silly
    • 1555, Hernán Núñez, Refranes en Romance:
      Deus nos dia con que riamos, e non sejan fillos charros
      May God give us something to laugh, but that it is not silly children
  2. gaudy, tasteless

Noun

charro m (plural charros)

  1. (linguistics) transitional dialect in between Galician and Asturian, in some regions of León

Derived terms

  • charrúa

References

  • “charro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “charro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “charro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish charro, from Basque txaro.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: char‧ro

Adjective

charro m (feminine singular charra, masculine plural charros, feminine plural charras, comparable)

  1. rude; rough

Noun

charro m (plural charros)

  1. (colloquial) joint, a cigarette containing cannabis.
    Synonyms: baseado (Brazil), beque (Brazil)

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Basque txaro (defective, weak).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃaro/

Adjective

charro (feminine singular charra, masculine plural charros, feminine plural charras)

  1. coarse, vulgar
  2. rustic
    Synonym: aldeano
  3. (slang, Texas) A short form of frijoles a la charra, that is, pinto or pink beans boiled with condiments but otherwise plain and simple.
  4. from Salamanca
    Synonyms: salamanquino, salmantino

Noun

charro m (plural charros, feminine charra, feminine plural charras)

  1. one who is rustic or coarse
    Synonym: pueblerino
  2. someone from Salamanca
    Synonyms: salamanquino, salmantino
  3. (Mexico) a traditional postindependence Mexican horseman

Further reading

  • “charro” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Spanish) a Mexican cowboy, esp. one elaborately dressed.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)