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8.
dudes, guys
by VAKI5 August 18, 2003
 
9.
Hispanic word. roughly translated as 'friend'. kind of like homie or blud.
ayo, what'z goin' on vato?
by SpooKy Boy June 18, 2005
 
10.
Also describes the language, similar to spanglish in origin, but with an emphasis on slang of the particular sub-culture
"What did he say? Sorry, I don't speak Vato holmes."
by dougie doubt circles September 03, 2009
 
11.
can mean dude,friend,homeboy
but can also mean gay
dude;friend
ex: ehh vato? ke pasa ta noche?
ayy whats happenin tonite?

gay;
ex: vete al diablo vato!
go to hell faggot!
by platanera64 April 03, 2009
 
12.
A mexican word for super-ultra-gay homo. Often used to trick unsuspecting white folks into using it in everyday language with the meaning of "homie", only to find out when the user calls someone their vato, they are really calling themselves gay.
Someone1: This is Saito, my vato.
Someone2: Oh really? You two are butt-buddies?
by xtremebuzz1 June 27, 2011
 
13.
Verb: To make shit up about yourself to people online. Especially over the IRC and especially when you think they cannot prove that you are a total poseur.
Dude, I totally vatoed this chick last night.
by FallLine February 12, 2008
 
14.
To dress up like a Mexican gangster and drive by your ex lovers house in an unrecognizable car to see who they are now fucking to get over you.
Better bring the wigs and be ready to vato.
by BTV4L August 06, 2007