Example sentences for: agringado

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

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

  • 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.

  • See also Agringado; Cinco de Mayo; Gavacho; Gringo

  • The agringado figure has become a stock character in Chicano culture and is frequently encountered in folklore, literature, and popular culture.

  • 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.


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