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gringa

[ gring-guh, -gah ]
/ ˈgrɪŋ gə, -gɑ /
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noun Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
a term used in Latin America or Spain to refer to a female foreigner, especially one of U.S. or British descent (sometimes used facetiously).
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Origin of gringa

<Spanish, feminine of gringogringo

usage note for gringa

See gringo.
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