Example sentences for: agringado

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

  • 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.

  • See also Agringado; Caló; Pochismos

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

  • Rather, identifying or pointing out agringado behavior tends to be done by family or peer group members, who use teasing, joking, and narrating exemplary anecdotes characteristic of folkloric behavior.

  • 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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