gringo gringo  /ˈɡrɪŋ ɡoʊ/


  • (n) a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)


  1. Exclusively en espanol, they remain tantalizing yet inscrutable to a gringo like me.
  2. If you spend the whole time on the gringo highway, sitting at the beach at your all-inclusive resort sipping pia coladas, you never get a real taste of what the world is all about.


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  1. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says no "gringo should stick their nose in where it does not belong."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Lula da Silva Source: The Associated Press

  2. "El Gringo (Heinze) did very well," said Veron, who must get over a minor leg muscle injury if he is to line up against South Korea in Argentina's second match at Soccer City on Thursday.
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Juan Sebastian Veron Source: Times of India

  3. Of eating the food in Mexico, Gibson said: "I have the gringo gut. I was crawling around on my hands and knees some days."
    on Nov 2, 2006 By: Mel Gibson Source: USA Today

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