- of or relating to people of Latin-American descent: Latino business owners;Latino audiences;the Latino community;Latino immigrants.
- a person of Latin-American descent: a growing population of Latinos in the United States.
Origin of Latino
Examples from the Web for latino
In neighborhoods such as Harlem, 33 percent of students attend charter schools, a majority of them black or Latino.How Public Sector Unions Divide the Democrats
December 29, 2014
Even in places as blue-leaning as Colorado, Latino support for pro-growth Republicans has been growing.Time to Bring Back the Truman Democrats
December 21, 2014
According to the indictment, it is part of a network of Latino gangs controlled by La Eme.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs
December 11, 2014
Was the increased Latino support for Republicans a blip or trend line?Latinos Aren’t a ‘Cheap Date’ for Democrats Anymore
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
November 11, 2014
In a marked reversal from past elections, a majority of Asian-Americans went Republican, as did a third of Latino voters.Earth to DNC: Dyspeptic Dad Still Votes, Too
November 11, 2014
This led to a controversy with Latino Latini during which Mercatus published another volume on the obelisks.The Popes and Science
James J. Walsh
And this done, the said Cardinal Latino returned to Romagna to his legation with great honour.Villani's Chronicle</p>
He was Latino, good looking, like a movie star, bronze skin flickering with copper highlights from the fire.Makers</p>
We, speak Latino more—Vellem ostenderes quare hi non profligaverint illos?The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. II (2 vols)
Thomas De Quincey
- US an inhabitant of the US who is of Latin American origin
Word Origin and History for latino
"male Latin inhabitant of the United States" (fem. Latina), 1946, American English, from American Spanish, shortening of Latinoamericano "Latin-American" (see Latin America). As an adjective, attested from 1974.