Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


[chahr-oh; Spanish chahr-raw] /ˈtʃɑr oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔ/
noun, plural charros
[chahr-ohz; Spanish chahr-raws] /ˈtʃɑr oʊz; Spanish ˈtʃɑr rɔs/ (Show IPA)
a Mexican horseman or cowboy, typically one wearing an elaborate outfit, often with silver decorations, of tight trousers, ruffled shirt, short jacket, and sombrero.
Origin of charro
1925-30; < Mexican Spanish; Spanish: rustic, countrylike < Basque txar poor, weak Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for charro
Historical Examples
  • His battered magnificence of a charro garb fitted well the diabolic character which Jacqueline assigned him.

    The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • It was faced with scarlet silk; and the charro elegance beneath was black and resplendent.

    The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • Dressed in one of his charro outfits or in badly pressed whites, whip or quirt in hand, he epitomized Petaca.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett

Word of the Day

Word Value for charro

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for charro