Mexico Slang

Poster

Here are some of our faves (in alphabetical order):
A poco
Aguas
Ándale!
Ánimo
Chingar
Chula / chulo
Ni modo
Patria
Qué onda?
Qué poca madre

Also
Pocho
Metiche

SpanishEnglish
AdiosCan mean ‘Hi!’ when the person does not have time to stop and chat
AguasWater, also ‘watch out!’
A hueso, A huevoDefinitely, undoubtedly
AlborotoUproar, racket
A pocoNo?!
BerrincheTo throw a fit
Berrinchuda/oGrumpy
Bicho raroStrange
Ándale!Let’s go
Así de fácilEasy; Piece of cake
Cachetona/oChubby-cheeked
CarnalFriend, brother
Celia CruzSugar
Como el viento a JuárezIt won’t even touch you
ConchudoSly, impudent
ChacuacoSmokestack (Fumas como un chacuaco)
ChamacoBoy
ChambaWork
ChamucoDevil
ChangarroSmall shop or workplace
ChelaBeer
ChidoCool
ChinguiñasEye gunk
ChiripadaFluke
ChivasThings
Chula / ChuloAttractive
ClásicoClassic
CodoStingy, cheapskate
Comadre 
Compadre 
CuateBuddy, mate
Cuche, cuchiPig
CuentachilesBean counter
De PanzazoBarely Passing
De tocho morochoA bit of everything
DicharacheroSomeone who uses a lot of proverbs (dichos)
Échale ganas!Make your best effort
EscuincleKid
EsencialEssential
Estoy hartoI am fed up
FodongaSlob (Soy fandonga y qué?)
Frijolito (frio)Cold
FuaaaGo for it
GabachoForeigners, particularly American (from the USA)
GeneraciónGeneration (used by alumni)
Golfo/aProstitute
GorrónA person who regularly takes advantage of others, parasite
Guácala!Gross
GüeyMan, dude
HigadoNemesis
Híjole!Oops, whoa
Itacate 
LonjaLove handles; thick slab of meat or fish
MalograrseEcharse a perder “se malogro el coche
MañanaNot today
MarmotaPaper mache sphere
MaullaA cat that meows a lot
Me hice bolasI got confused
Merolico
Metiche(also see meque)
MilpaCorn field
No mamesDon’t play me (don’t fuck me)
No manchesNo way (polite way of saying ‘No mames’)
Ni modoAnyway, Oh well; I give up
OjaláI hope so, literally ‘May God will it’
Órale!Yes, right on (said with great enthusiasm)
OrangeYes
Qué onda?What’s up?
Qué mala ondaWhat a bummer
PaleroWingman
PatriaCountry
PedoTrouble, drunk, fart
PendejoAsshole (as an insult)
Petatearseto die (wraped in a straw mat)
PincheAssistant
Pocho 
PoliPolice official
PolloBoyfriend, girlfriend, partner
PlebeMob
PrórrogaExtension
PuenteBridge, 3-day weekend, bank holiday
Que milagroMeaning: I have not seen you for some time
RegatearTo bargain
RegatonaBargainer (used as a criticism, rarely face to face)
Reventón/pachangaCrazy party
SaladoUnlucky
SangrónArrogant, idiot
Si Dios quiere, Si Dios mandaIf God wills
TiznadaMarked by ash (vete a la tiznada, chingada) curse word
TopeSpeed bump
ViejaWoman, partner, wife
Viene-VieneParking attendants on public streets, also known as franeleros
Ya llovióIt’s been some time

Examples
Cuida tu Planeta, No Cantamines, NO MANCHES!
English: Take care of your planet. Don’t pollute. No way!
It’s not an itacate if you don’t take your food

Sep 16 Cuida tu Planeta

Numbers

Diego10
Ventilador20
Ciego100
Milanesa1,000
  
  

Misc
Ábrete Sésamo – Open Sesame
pipope rather than poblano (pinche poblano pendejo)
calambre – charlie horse
Machincuepa = Summersault
xocoyote = youngest, most spoiled child
que pachuca con tigres (que paso con tigo?) – what happened to you?
voy tirar el miedo (voy a orinar) – I have to pee
Poquito por que es bendito = Just a little for it’s holy.
Tarugo = Idiot; blockhead
Sale vale =
A ojo de buen cubero =
EE. UU. = USA

elsewhere on the web
Spanish-English Dictionary
Glosario de chilanguismos
Diccionario Breve de Mexicanismos
Mexico Guru Slang

Twitter
@ElChingonario

Gasolinazo = Fuel price hike
http://politica360.mx/archivos/1627

Gasolinazo = Fuel price hike

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
Albur
Bomba yucateca
Mexican proverbs

Features

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