Definition of Chicano

1. Noun. A person of Mexican descent.

Generic synonyms: Mexican



Definition of Chicano

1. Adjective. (chiefly US of a person) American but of Mexican descent, ''especially'' if conscious of one's political identity in the U.S. body politic. ¹

2. Adjective. (context of a person) identify Identifying with the mixed-raced heritage of Old World and New World. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Chicano people. ¹

4. Noun. (Chiefly American English) A Chicano person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chicano

1. an American of Mexican descent [n -NOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chicano

chibs
chic
chica
chicalote
chicalotes
chicana
chicanas
chicane
chicaned
chicaner
chicaneries
chicaners
chicanery
chicanes
chicaning
chicano (current term)
chicanos
chicas
chiccories
chiccory
chicer
chicest
chich
chicha
chicharrones
chichas
chicheme
chichemes
chiches
chichi

Literary usage of Chicano

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treatment of Opiate Addiction Using Methadone: A Counselor's Manual by Michael J. McCann, Richard A. Rawson, Jeanne L. Obert (1995)
"American Journal of Public Health. 76, 1016-1017. Ramos, R. (1990). chicano intravenous drug users. In The collection and interpretation ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"—David Halberstam, Harper's, February 1971 chicano The remarks on this term in ... Our evidence for objection to chicano suggests that the objection is ..."

3. Pan-Organizational Summit on the U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce by Marye Anne Fox, ( (2003)
"SACNAS was started by a handful of chicano and Native American scientists attending an American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting in ..."

4. Advanced Methodological Issues in Culturally Competent Evaluation for edited by Ada-Helen Bayer, Frances L. Brisbane, Amelie Ramirez, Leonard G. Epstein (1998)
"Gonzalez (1988), in a related study, found that high-achieving chicano women who ... Ruiz (1990) introduced a model that captures chicano/Latino identity ..."

5. Hispanics and the Future of America by Marta Tienda, Faith Mitchell (2006)
"He serves as graduate director in the UCI Department of Political Science and undergraduate advisor in the chicano/Latino Studies Program. ..."

6. A Yearbook of Holidays & Observances: A Multicultural Perspective of by Iva A. Smith, Aurora Ramirez-Krodel (1998)
"A people born from an act of destruction A people born from an act of rape A new people of América Source: born to revolt. Afios del Pueblo chicano. ..."

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