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  • n. Plural form of gringo.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I can understand why Rex, as a resident, would prefer for the police to think that bothering gringos is more touble than its worth because they never pay mordidas (and Mexican citizens, if they were to think long term, would be better off doing the same), but this is a long term perspective and transients necessarily are concerned with short term travel plans. bbeitz


  • He says the Mexican slang word for gringos is gabachos.

    Ask an old gringo: grafitti, chili peppers, pickup trucks and women

  • When he has occasion to feel slighted by gringos in his locale, his revenge on all gringos is swift and severe.

    Mexico, a Traveller's Literary Companion by C. M. Mayo

  • Like other hostages, American Keith Stansell is handcuffed and ready for the flight; 1: 27, Stansell utters the word gringos for Americans and shows the plastic cuffs to the man he thinks is a bona fide cameraman.

    CNN Transcript Jul 5, 2008

  • We need more stinkin 'gringos here about as much as Ajijic does.

    If not Mexico, where would you live?

  • I think that the influx of gringos is one of the main, if not the main reason, Jalisco has such a high per capita income.

    Inflation rate in Mexico/Lakeside

  • The latest influx of gringos is pushing up prices here but the money is moving through the economy too.

    Chapala inflation

  • The son of one of these Leon gringos is a diputado in the federal legislature.

    Heard there are less than 50 gringos living in Guanajuato

  • The only colonial city I know of with lots of gringos is San Miguel de Allende, primarily because gringos attract gringos.

    Pretty Zacatecas

  • The whole question of health care in Mexico for gringos is complex and is covered in many places on MexConnect, so search around and learn more.

    More Questions about living in SMA


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