Gringo in a sentence

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Definition of Gringo

  • Among Spanish Americans, a foreigner, especially an American or sometimes an Englishman; -- often used disparagingly or as a term of reproach.
  • a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)

How to use gringo in a sentence. Gringo pronunciation.

Never had a Gringo seen it.
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Who, indeed, would pay good money for a dead Gringo, especially after he was dead?
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The Gringo rowdies were cowards at heart and Martin could not shoot them down in cold blood, and he could not arrest them, because he was not a policeman or even a sheriff, but only a revenue officer, which was a most foolish law.
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So the Mexicans gossiped and exulted, some of the bolder of them even swaggering out to the Gringo camp; but Martin drove them back again, saying he would not allow them to bully men who could not retaliate, which was right and fair.
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The Mexicans jumped as if stung by a scorpion, and could just discern two of the rowdy gringo cow-punchers in the heavy shadows of the opposite wall, but the candle light glinted in rings on the muzzles of their six-shooters.
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Examples of Gringo

Example #1
The Mexican stranger was appealed to: Did this not prove that the murder had been committed by a Mexican?
Example #2
That it was the ghost of Carlos Martinez, murdered nearly one hundred years before at the big bend in the canyon, was conceded by all; but there was a dispute as to why it showed itself only on Friday nights, and why it was never seen by any but a Mexican.
Example #3
And there were three cow-punchers holding a herd of 6-X cattle up north, an hour or so from the town.
Example #4
Manuel had found it and wanted to be paid for his trouble in bringing it to town-but Manuel was a fool.
Example #5
But the padre was too smart for them-he sent a messenger to find Senor Dick Martin, and in one week Senor Martin came to town.
Example #6
Then the padre mounted his donkey and went out to them to argue and they finally told him they would wait for two weeks.