caló

[ kuh-loh; Spanish kah-law ]
/ kəˈloʊ; Spanish kɑˈlɔ /
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noun

a variety of Spanish influenced by Mexican underworld argot with a large admixture of English words, spoken especially by young Mexican-Americans in cities of the southwestern U.S.
(often initial capital letter) a language spoken by Spanish Gypsies.

Nearby words

  1. calyptrogen,
  2. calyx,
  3. calzaghe,
  4. calzone,
  5. calèche,
  6. cam,
  7. cam follower,
  8. cam plant,
  9. cam ranh,
  10. cam ranh bay

Origin of caló

From Spanish

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