[ chi-kah-neks, ‐kan-eks ]
/ tʃɪˈkɑ nɛks, ‐ˈkæn ɛks /
of or relating to Mexican Americans or their culture (used in place of the masculine form Chicano, the feminine form Chicana, or the gender-binary form Chican@): The class studied several novels by Chicanx authors.
noun, plural Chi·ca·nxs [chi-kah-nek-siz, ‐kan-ek‐] /tʃɪˈkɑ nɛk sɪz, ‐ˈkæn ɛk‐/, (especially collectively) Chi·ca·nx.
a Mexican American (used in place of the masculine form Chicano, the feminine form Chicana, or the gender-binary form Chican@).
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See also Chican@.
Origin of Chicanx
historical usage of Chicanx
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