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Amexica

Amexica  n.— «Viva Amexica. Well, not just yet. The North American Free Trade Agreement has changed the way shippers in the United States view Mexico, but only a few are responding strategically with logistics plans targeted to the large...

Amexica

Amexica  n.— «More than that, they could for the first time aspire to American standards of freedom and well-being without losing the Mexican way of life. Call it “the Amexican dream.”» —“Opportunity Knocks; Amexica the...

güey

güey n. a dude, guy, buddy, buster, cabrón, cuate; orig. chump, punk, idiot, fool. Editorial Note: This term is usually said to be a form of buey ‘ox’ or, in Mexico, ‘idiot.’ Often used vocatively as a salutation or interjection. Like...

pocho

pocho n. an Americanized person or thing of Mexican origin, including Americanized Mexican Spanish. Also adj. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

pocho

pocho  n.— «Pochismo, derived from pocho, an adjective which originally meant discolored, has now come to mean a type of popular slang in Mexico. In the evergrowing list of pocho expressions are many hybrid words, artificial combinations...

pocho

pocho  n.— «Hey, Gringo—Hey, Pocho…Tonight, it’s Nielsen’s scenes with Ricardo Montalban…playing a Mexican-American actor.» —“‘Name of Game’ Episode Set in Cuba” Mansfield Journal (Ohio) Oct. 30, 1970...