Informal. a boy or young man (often used as a nickname or form of address): Sorry, chico, but that’s not the killer argument you’d like to think it is!We hoped we looked like just a couple of laid-back chicos out for a stroll.
- See also chica (def. 1).
Other definitions for Chico (3 of 3)
a city in central California.
a male given name.
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How to use chico in a sentence
Ross’s, like many other retail companies with female CEOs, like JCPenney, Kohl’s and chico’s, faces strong headwinds at a time when people are shopping less at stores and more on the websites of male-run tech companies.I Tried to Live Off Women-Owned Businesses. Turns Out, Men Still Run Everything | Alana Semuels | July 21, 2021 | Time
They turned the box around, opened the lid and out jumped chico.Siegfried Fischbacher, half of large-animal magic team Siegfried & Roy, dies at 81 | Matt Schudel | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Needless to say, they end up getting Harpo and chico Marx to play on the team instead.7 Great Football Flicks From Horse Feathers to Friday Night Lights | The Daily Beast | January 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Orlando “chico” Morales was convicted of the crime 32 years ago, but the organization strongly believes he is innocent.Could Ariel Castro Be Linked to the 1981 Murder of Tammy Seals? | Christine Pelisek | May 11, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Your final gambit has been the chico Marx line—“Who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes”?Leslie H. Gelb: Israel and Netanyahu, Pipe Down the Threats of War on Iran | Leslie H. Gelb | February 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Beaten out of a nomination by little-heard-of movies like A Cat in Paris and chico Rita?
Rodgers hails from chico, Calif., an idyllic pristine town in Northern California about a three-hour drive from San Francisco.Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All Time | Allen Barra | January 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
All his life he planted trees and built roads, and at his great Rancho chico is one of the largest orchards in the state.Stories of California | Ella M. Sexton
The remainder of the day we spent going down the left bank of the chico, encountered again at Nanong.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga | Cornelis De Witt Willcox
In due course we came to an affluent of our old friend the chico, and had to ford.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga | Cornelis De Witt Willcox
We dropped anchor under the lee of a little island in the Boco chico, but our engines were throbbing again by break of day.The Pirate of Panama | William MacLeod Raine
chico had trouble with his teeth, and Sancho was in great distress about it.Daisy | Miranda Eliot Swan
British Dictionary definitions for chico
another name for greasewood (def. 1)
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