noun Chiefly Southwestern U.S. (esp. among Mexican-Americans)

a teenage girl who associates closely with a gang of cholos or is the girlfriend of a cholo.

Origin of chola

1850–55; < American Spanish, feminine of cholo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chola

Contemporary Examples of chola

  • How else to explain her incredibly tacky, definitely sexy, midriff-revealing Chola outfit at the Much Music awards?

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    June 22, 2010

Historical Examples of chola

  • So it is not surprising that Chola and Harry should meet in this way and be able to talk to each other.

  • "I will make him a horse to play with," and Chola seated himself and began to mould the clay as he had seen the old potter do.

  • Chola could talk of nothing but the "little Sahib" as they jogged home in the "ekka" in the dusk of the evening.

  • The name Coromandel is said to be derived from Cholamandal, the mandal or region of the ancient dynasty of the Chola.

  • "There are plenty of men in the street with baskets," returned Chola; but he was beginning to be interested.