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a chicano or Mexican guy back in the 1930 to 1950 that dressed in zoot suits. The pachuco was an important part of the young chicano culture in the 1950's.
In the 1940's the LA PD decided to round up hundreds of pachucos after the Sleepy Lagoon murder becuase of their ethnicity.
by Cristina November 08, 2004
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Old school term for Chicano zooters - the dress, attitude, language, culture, etc. Originated in Juarez, Chihuaha, Mexico and eventually made its way to El Paso, Texas ( Chuco town).
Back in the 1940s El Paso, Texas was full of pachucos.
by original pachuka June 17, 2009
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Someone dressed up in a zoot suit, aka zooter. Not necessarily a gangster, but always associated with cholos. The style originated in El Paso, TX back in the 1930s. Hence, El Paso is now known to many Chicanos as "El Chuco ."
by Huevudo July 14, 2005
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Name that originated in the early 30's. El Paso TX nick name.
Hey holmes, you're going to Pachuco?
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1. A hispanic or spanish or mexican or latino or chicano man that defends his barrio from outsiders.
2. A hispanic or spanish or mexican or latino or chicano man that fights to preserve his cultures way of living whether that be with guns, knives, or political influence
(2.) Texans and Californians are taking over Santa Fe, New Mexico with the help of greedy developers, but not if we can get a pachuco into office to defend the barrio!
by Dreeks December 05, 2005
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