Paisano definition

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(slang) A friend; a pal.
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A fellow countryman.
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(slang) A comrade; pal.
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A countryman; a compatriot.
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Native, especially a native of California of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry.
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(Southwest U.S.) Roadrunner.
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One's fellow countryman; compatriot.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of paisano - paisan

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
paisano
Plural:
paisanos

Origin of paisano

  • Spanish from French paysan from Old French paisant peasant peasant

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

  • From Spanish, from French paysan

    From Wiktionary