from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pincho.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. South American tamarin with a tufted head


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Carol's right: the non-obscene meaning of pinche is the lowest of the low kitchen helpers.

    Page 2

  • Like I discussed with the word pinche a couple of columnas ago, many curse words in Spanish have benign meanings in other Latin American regions.

    Tucson Weekly

  • When a Mexican wants to use gringo in a pejorative manner, it is often preceded by "pinche" -- then there is no doubt.

    No Problem With "Gringo"

  • Al principio pensé que era una mamada más como la del pinche loco que “secuestró” el avión de Aeroméxico, sin embargo, al empezar a recibir más y más información, entendí que el asunto era delicado.

    Mexico: Shooting at Balderas Metro Station

  • "For the love of God, cut this _pinche_ thing off of me!"

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • "This time, I'm coming back with enough good claims to make the _pinche_ lawyers start working for _me_."

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • If he could do _that_, he wouldn't even need the _pinche_ mines to be famous and rich.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • And hauing made an ende of her tale, shee gaue her incke and paper, sayinge vnto her: “Now Madame I shall see at this pinche, if your harte will serue you at a neede or no.”

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Except for those pochos that say to usted: "Hold pinche on";

    Tucson Weekly

  • Dear Wetback: If you're referring to the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which sought to further fortify an already militarized frontera and introduced the idea of a massive muro to the American public, that pinche puto pendejo baboso was New York Congressman Peter King, who submitted the bill and was its main sponsor.

    Tucson Weekly


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