[ chahr-oh; Spanish chahr-raw ]
/ ˈtʃɑr oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔ /
noun, plural char·ros [chahr-ohz; Spanish chahr-raws] /ˈtʃɑr oʊz; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔs/.
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.The Missourian|Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle