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A Spanish word for "informer." It could also mean "rat" or "stool pidgeon."
...he had chivatos like that working for him, his judgment stinks. (Alejandro Sosa, the Bolivian cocaine from the 1983 movie Scarface)
by The Thinker August 04, 2004
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"I can't breathe, said Floyd as he was being suffocated. "I can't breathe" thought more than 100,000 victims as they were dying of Covid. "I can't breathe" chanted countless Americans in the streets, protesting enduring police brutality.
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A snitch, a RAT, or "stool Pigeon" and informant
"I need you to kill that Chivato, before he goes in front of the jury" Catherine Zeta Jones to Franky Flowers in Traffic.
by Don Tomas November 15, 2006
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A word used mostly by Mexicans to refer to someone who not only doesn't smoke weed, but judges and looks down on people who do.
Speaker 1: Hey wanna go smoke weed?
Speaker 2 (the chivato): Pff, no thanks, you stoneer.
Speaker 1: fucken chivato!
by gringochoyeroon December 19, 2011
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