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Yes Gringo can be used in a derogative light, but if used properly is not derogative. Gringo means "foreigner", not white person or person from the United States. In reference for the definition please use the American Heritage Dictionary, or the dictionary of the Spanish Royal Academy.
Ex: Look at that lost Gringo. Ex: Look at that lost foreigner.
by argoman July 30, 2010
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A non-spanish person.
I'm a fucking gringo and damn proud
by gangbang bate July 20, 2003
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A derogatory word for an American in the Spanish Language.
Look at that white guy watching nascar. What a gringo!
by Amanda SB May 06, 2008
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when a light is red and you want it to turn green.
Man, I got to take a piss and the light's red... grin-go!
by CL211 April 06, 2008
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A non Hispanic person usually Anglo/white.

The word GRINGO is not from the Mexican Army calling US soldiers GREEN COATS. The US Army did not start wearing green uniforms until after 1900.
Green Coats are not American soldiers as most believe. The term Gringo was said to originate when American soldiers in Mexico would sing a song which the lyrics heard was GRINGO.
by d0c1 May 19, 2010
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an offensive hispanic word for white people. just like the word mayate for black people. we are told it isn't offensive, just like indianos, chuntaro or mojado "friends say it to each other"
We're not racists, you gringos and mayates are racist.

Pinche gringo, pinche gringitta.
by Alpino June 11, 2010
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I can say that "gringo" is used to call every foreigner person, here in Brazil.
And, doesn't matter if the person is black or white, the language and not even the country that this person came from.
* Look at that gringo! It's hilarious the way he try to sspeak portuguese.
(Olhe aquele gringo! É hilário a forma que ele tenta falar português)

* The gringo that i met yesterday is overwhelmed by the pretties views of Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo.
(O gringo que eu conheci ontem está impressionado com as lindas paisagens do Rio de Janeiro e Espírito Santo)
by gigi February 21, 2005
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