Vato definition

(Chicano, slang) Hispanic youth; guy; dude.
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Noun

Singular:
vato
Plural:
vatos

Origin of vato

  • From Spanish vato, ultimately from Spanish chivato. Term is mostly used by people from northwest Mexico (Sinaloa, Sonora, Chihuahua, Baja California).

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