[chahr-oh; Spanish chahr-raw]
- a Mexican horseman or cowboy, typically one wearing an elaborate outfit, often with silver decorations, of tight trousers, ruffled shirt, short jacket, and sombrero.
Origin of charro
1925–30; < Mexican Spanish; Spanish: rustic, countrylike < Basque txar poor, weak
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Examples from the Web for charro
His battered magnificence of a charro garb fitted well the diabolic character which Jacqueline assigned him.
It was faced with scarlet silk; and the charro elegance beneath was black and resplendent.
Dressed in one of his charro outfits or in badly pressed whites, whip or quirt in hand, he epitomized Petaca.When the Owl Cries