Example sentences for: agringado

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  • But the behavior of an agringado might involve the changing of one’s given name, so that Carlos becomes Charlie, Guillermo becomes Will, or Consuelo becomes Connie; or changing a surname, so that Rivera becomes Rivers or Puentes becomes Bridges.

  • Chicanos also often use the term, as they do agringado, to describe an overly acculturated Chicano, one who is trying to be “white.”

  • Agringado (Anglicized)

  • An agringado will not self-identify because this kind of behavior is perceived as negative or disloyal to his/her cultural group.

  • Besides becoming gringo-like, a Chicano agringado may overtly reject Mexican American culture, the music, the values, and even the Spanish language, by pretending not to speak it.

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