Definition of “gringo” - English Dictionary


“gringo” in English

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gringonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡrɪŋ.ɡəʊ/ us /ˈɡrɪŋ.ɡoʊ/ plural gringos informal disapproving

used in Latin American countries to refer to people from the US or other English-speaking countries

(Definition of “gringo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“gringo” in American English

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gringonoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡrɪŋ·ɡoʊ/ plural gringos

someone in a Latin American country who is not Latin American, esp. someone who speaks only English

Note: This word is usually considered offensive.

(Definition of “gringo” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)