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
They were brave and loyal to the Republic, and the object of deep grudge to the Chicos, for they were Basques of the towns.Romantic Spain | John Augustus O'Shea
Me volvi de esa con el cuidado de los chicos y en efecto parecia anunciarmelo apenas llegue cay en cama el mas pequeo.Legends, Tales and Poems | Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
We learned from her that the season had been a good one for guanaco chicos.Through the Heart of Patagonia | H. Hesketh Prichard
Por qu, si no hay aqu lamos grandes ni chicos, se ha de llamar esto los Alamillos?Doa Perfecta | Benito Prez Galds
British Dictionary definitions for chico
another name for greasewood (def. 1)
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