Meaning of pochismo*


Pronunciation: (pô-chē'zmô Eng. pō-chēz'mō), [key]
— pl. -chis•mos
  1. an English word or expression borrowed into Spanish; a Spanish word showing U.S. influence.
  2. a form of speech employing many such words.
  3. an adopted U.S. custom, attitude, etc.
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