Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[chee-koh] /ˈtʃi koʊ/
noun, plural chicos.
greasewood (def 1).
Origin of chico
short for chicalote


[chee-koh] /ˈtʃi koʊ/
a city in central California.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for chico
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Boabdil el chico had taken the field, at the head of a numerous army.

    Leila, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "chico is smart, that I do confess," said the other, with a grin.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • And he do look so uncommon like a vagabond, too; chico, I don't like him.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • "chico, the wretch is called," I said, fixing a cap on my pistol.

    Confessions Of Con Cregan Charles James Lever
  • chico after this always seemed to consider Jack his particular friend.

    In the Wilds of Africa W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for chico


noun (pl) -cos
another name for greasewood (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for chico

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for chico

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for chico