cholo

Spanish 1 In Latin America, a person of perceived Amerindian or African slave descent. Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo was nicknamed 'el Cholo'. 2 In the USA or Brazil, a person of perceived Mestizo descent, especially a teenager or young person in the lowrider subculture. It may be derogatory depending on circumstances.
Ethnicity
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Extremely offensive
How offensive is this term?
24%
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