A bit of slang that is heard throughout Latin America. It is technically just used for people from the US, but it in reality it is the word that locals will use for almost anyone who is white, and from outside of Latin America. That has never been my impression of the way that Colombians use it — it is simply a way to refer to certain a sort of foreigner. Not so in Colombia.
Here it is a — not overly fashionable — way to refer to the areas of the big cities where most of the bars and clubs are concentrated. To understand them properly, it is best to give an example of the context in which they are used. Note that these words are mainly heard among mafia groups so are not representative of the speech of the population as a whole. The mob boss. Best not used within earshot of one. Not generally the highly trained type featured in the movie Leon, but rather a couple of teenage guys firing wildly from the back of a motorbike.
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A large amount of money. Technically just the name for a sub-district of a Colombian city, but often used to refer only to the poorer districts.
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Mafia types are not famed for minding their language. Swear words litter their conversations. A swear word often used by the criminal types in this series.
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The guys who clean up the Chef's mess and scrub the frying pans and carry stuff around. In this context it's still used in Spain. In Mexico , it's an all-purpose insult enhancer, which would be roughly equivalent to the use of fucking in English. Pinche is strongly associated with cursing in Mexican Spanish and the very moment you use it gives you away as a Mexican national. So you pinches gringos take that into account if youre trying to pass for an Argentine or whatever.
In Mexico , it's also used as an adjective to describe something as insignificant, lousy, miserable or worthless.
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Examples: Pinche gringo culero ve a chingar a tu reputisima madre! Your fucking sister is so fucking ugly, dude! RamonBoza RamonBoza 1 1 gold badge 4 4 silver badges 6 6 bronze badges.
Anyway, sometimes pinche is a compliment. Jan 3 '14 at So it has the same origin as the English word slut It is derogatory in nature and can be translated as miserable, trivial, wretched, insignificant, etc. In Colombia it's used a derogatory term, pinche carro means this cars is a piece of junk , also used with people, meaning useless, inferior, underperformer.
In Guatemala pinche is used to denote a perceived lack of value about something. It is part of the informal vocabulary and is not considered an insult although still derogatory in nature.
Safe translations in Guatemala would be: miserable, trivial, wretched, insignificant, etc. In Chile if you say "pinche" it most likely means hair clip. It's a hair clip. DGaleano 8, 1 1 gold badge 22 22 silver badges 43 43 bronze badges.
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