Example sentences for: agringado

How can you use “agringado” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In a bicultural environment, or even in tightly knit Mexican communities, when individuals become thoroughly acculturated to American society and values, the individual may be criticized by close friends and relatives, and be called an agringado.

  • See also Agringado; Caló; Pochismos

  • Such a person sees the Mexican way of life as inferior to the Anglo, and the agringado may marry an Anglo and completely turn his/her back on Chicano culture.

  • Agringado is a particularly strong term in comparison to americanizado, because the word gringo connotes a strong negative image of a North American.

  • Many carpas (tent theaters) featured pelado or peladito characters, and the agringado (anglicized) and the pocho (half Mexican) were special targets of his comic wit and satire.


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