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 5, 2004
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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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Used in Spain to name the little zip bag someone uses to save drugs, it also can mean ''snitch''.
''That's my chivato''
''You're a fuckin chivato''
by holaktal December 10, 2020
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Exclusive to Spain:
1. The plastic wrapper used in tobacco packs for preservation. (Because it "tells" whether or not you have tobacco by making a sound when rubbed against clothes)
2. A small bag of weed. (same reason)
"Take the chivato off your pack, your parents are going to notice you smoke"
"The police caught me buying a chivato the other day from my dealer"
by DemPirx March 8, 2019
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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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