Chicano Definition

chĭ-känō, shĭ-
chicanos
noun
A Mexican American.
American Heritage
A citizen of, or a person living in, the U.S. who is of Mexican descent.
Webster's New World
(chiefly US) A Chicano person.
Wiktionary
adjective
Of Chicanos.
Webster's New World

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

Wiktionary

(of a person) Identifying with the mixed-raced heritage of Old World and New World.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Chicano

Noun

Singular:
chicano
Plural:
chicanos

Origin of Chicano

  • American Spanish chicano dialectal variant of mexicano Mexican from México Mexico

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish chicano.

    From Wiktionary

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