- a Latin American
- a usually Spanish-speaking person of Latin American birth or descent who lives in the U.S.
Origin of LatinoAmerican Spanish ; from Sp, literally , Latin ; from Classical Latin Latinus, Latin
of, relating to, or characteristic of Latinos: Latino music
- A Latin American.
- A person of Latin-American ancestry, often one living in the United States. See Usage Note at Hispanic.
Origin of LatinoShort for Spanish latinoamericano, Latin-American, from latino, Latin, from Latin Latīnus; see Latin.
- Alternative capitalization of Latino
- Of Latin American descent.
- A person, especially and usually a male, from Latin America. (Compare Latina.)
- Latinos have quickly become the largest ethnic minority in the United States.