Example sentences for: pocho

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

  • Tin Tan made several Mexican films portraying the Mexican American pocho who code-switches between English and Spanish, and speaks caló.

  • In Los Angeles, the writer Lalo Lopez has created a comic industry based on pocho caricatures that includes a comic strip, political cartoons, Pocho Productions, an Internet web page, Pocho Magazine, a political satire zine, and a calendar.

  • 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.

  • It was a political film that incorporated all of the standard characters that would appear in countless other films and novels of the Chicano experience: the wetback, the pocho (half Mexican), the coyote (smuggler) who smuggles people into the United States, and the grower Mister Sterling.

  • Pocho (Half Mexican)

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