Example sentences for: pachuco

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

  • He is in the company of the historical mestizo character of Yo soy Joaquín, the revolutionary figure of Joaquín Murrieta, the mythical pachuco, the stately learned persona of Dr. Paredes, the gentle leadership of César Chávez; the bracero is the universally exploited farmworker, the campesino of the world.

  • Barker’s glossary of pachuco words from Arizona shows that the name Califa, without the s, was used to mean a boy from California.

  • The pachuco argot utilized several linguistic sources in developing a vocabulary or jargon.

  • Young men who relocated and settled in Los Angeles, even for short periods of time, upon returning home to the small towns of the Southwest, would spread the pachuco beliefs and jargon to their communities.

  • Some of these idioms are the pachuco dialect, Chicano Spanish, New Mexico colonial Spanish, south Texas vocabulary, caló, and the argot of the tirilones of El Paso.


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