Noun: Cheap-ass 6 dollar slip-on open toed sandles. (sometimes worn by Jay-Z.)
Adj: being cheap or lacking style. (derogatory)
"you say you're the king of New York, you're rockin sandles with jeans, sandles with chancletas with jeans, and you're 42 years old"
"you rock chancletas with jeans"
Tools used by Cuban parents to instill discipline and fear into their offspring for major, minor, miniscule or sometimes non-existant infractions of their will, which is until you are 18, the Supreme Law of the Land.
Hey Pedro, for getting that "C" in class, go into your mother's closet and bring out the Chancletas we are going to beat you with.
A word for flip flops or other type of slip on, inexpensive sandal. Only SoFla people ever know what I mean when I say it. The word is Spanish Slang Cuban and Carribean influenced. Miami girls wear them everywhere in the 00's. Also called Chanks, or Chanx.
"dame mis chancletas!"
"gimme my chancletas!"
Rapper ,hiphop giant Jay-z was seen in a pair of chancletas while on vacation with his girlfriend,and singer Beyonce Knoweles