gringo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gringo a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gringo Among Spanish Americans, a foreigner, especially an American or sometimes an Englishman; -- often used disparagingly or as a term of reproach.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gringo Among Spanish Americans, an Englishman or an Anglo-American: a term of contempt.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gringo gring′gō an Englishman or American among Spanish-speaking Americans.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Amer. Sp., fr. Sp. gringo, gibberish; cf. griego, Greek, F. grigou, wretch
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp. 'gibberish,' prob. Griego, Greek.

Usage

In literature:

We shall drive the gringos out of Texas.
"Ahead of the Army" by W. O. Stoddard
If there is a particle of trouble over it in your camp, I'll let the Gringos loose.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Also at any moment the devil may send me a Gringo; their scouts are as plenty as scorpions.
"Rita" by Laura E. Richards
Better have a care, gringo, for Jose Murillo weel find the time to strike you yet!
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
All the white cattle men, the gringos, held him in great contempt.
"The Merry-Go-Round" by Carl Van Vechten
They would be awake in a moment, the lazy Gringos, but what of it?
"Across the Mesa" by Jarvis Hall
They charge you extra for starvation, those gringos.
"Red Men and White" by Owen Wister
Not you but the gringo will be the one to answer the law.
"The Treasure Trail" by Marah Ellis Ryan
The Gringo was the veriest usurper.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
But there is one gringo who will remain with us!
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
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In news:

The gringo actors think they're making a romantic drama.
Most gringos who move to Mexico are students at UNAM or retired people who move to gated seaside communities.
Gringo-friendly Sonoran-style Mexican food -- isn't that an oxymoron.
Gringo Star takes two steps forward, one step back on 'Count Yer Lucky Stars'.
'Old Gringo ,' Fuentes Tale, Stars Peck, Fonda and Smits.
Mingo y El Gringo take over Ruben's Place.
It looks like Dia de la Muertos paraphernalia — I'm not so gringo as to not know what's up.
Lunch, Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 3 p.m. Dinner, Monday through Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m. Dos Gringos Scottsdale.
Six of us are gringos – UMass grad students studying migratory songbirds and a crew from New Hampshire Public Television.
Trombonist Rick Trolsen takes a break from Bonerama and his Brazilian-themed Gringo do Choro project to release a new CD of traditional New Orleans jazz, "Sunrise on Bourbon Street".
Trombonist Rick Trolsen takes a break from Bonerama and his Brazilian-themed Gringo do Choro project to release a new CD of traditional New Orleans jazz, "Sunrise on Bourbon Street".
And Gringo Was His Name-O.
Diplomatic genius and eternal friend of los gringos Rep Diane Black is concerned.
A gringo's guide to doing business in Colombia.
His novel, Gringo Viejo, or, The Old Gringo, was made into a movie in 1989, starring Gregory Peck.
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In science:

Explicit priority levels are supported in recent versions of the grounder gringo (Gebser et al.).
Complex Optimization in Answer Set Programming
For illustrating the format output by gringo, consider the facts in Line 1 –15 of Listing 1, obtained by calling gringo with option --reify on program Π0 .
Complex Optimization in Answer Set Programming
In fact, gringo identifies repetitions of structural entities and reuses labels.
Complex Optimization in Answer Set Programming
Following Unix customs, the minus symbol “ - ” stands for the output of “ gringo --reify p0.lp.” 3 The “ : ” connective expands to the list of all instances of its left- hand side such that corresponding instances of literals on the right-hand side hold (cf. (Syrj ¨anen) and (Gebser et al.)).
Complex Optimization in Answer Set Programming
To this end, we ran gringo version 3.0.3 and claspD version 1.1 on 100 instances wrt three kinds of admissible repair operations, resulting in 300 runs each with our meta-programs and with the direct encoding.
Complex Optimization in Answer Set Programming
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