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[pee-chuh-ree-noh] /ˌpi tʃəˈri noʊ/
noun, plural peacherinos. Informal: Older Use.
peach1 (def 4).
Origin of peacherino
1895-1900; peach1 + -erino, alteration of -eroo, after Spanish or It words ending in -ino Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "Say, ain't he a peacherino, Mr. Sedgwick," whispered my young hopeful.

    The Pirate of Panama William MacLeod Raine
  • Well, it just proves this new thing is a peacherino, declared Tom.

    The Radio Detectives A. Hyatt Verrill
  • He's certainly down on the fair sex, even such a peacherino as this one.

    The Crux Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • I shall wake up in a minute or two and find myself in a hospital with a peacherino of a trained nurse smoothing 'me piller.'

    T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • This peacherino has been under cover throughout the meeting, but to-morrow it will be ripe and you want to get in on the killing.

    Young Wallingford George Randolph Chester
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peach: Ain't this show a peacherino? (1900+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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