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Pichurriento

Definition of Pichurriento

mexico

  1. Word that describes the spirit or poor spirit of a person, that is, it denotes cowardice and cowardice. For example: Stop being pichurriento and tell her you love her.
  2. It is said of something that is not pleasant because of its appearance, in other words, it acts as a synonym for “ugly”. For example: Did you really pay so much for that pichurriento cell phone?

others

  1. Adjective that describes something that is insignificant, small or insufficient. An example would be: Don’t kill yourself so much in that job with such a pichurriento salary.

SYNONYMS FOR PICHURRIENTO

  1. Coward
  2. Pusillanimous

similary

  1. Ugly
  2. Horrible

others

  1. Scarce
  2. Nimio

ORIGIN OF PICHURRIENTO

The word pichurriento is a word of Mexican use that is very similar to others used in Latin America. Especially, it is related to the word “pichurria” which in Venezuela designates a “neighborhood” or “quagmire”. It is very possible that the connotation is born from this same meaning.

For all its meanings, the relationship between pichurriento and pichurria is almost undeniable, since their meanings are consistent with those of the second word. Mainly, due to its use in Colombia, in other words, it can be said that pichurria is for a Colombian what pichurriento is for a Mexican.

CURIOSITIES OF PICHURRIENTO

  1. The RAE was consulted on Twitter about the existence of the word “pichurriento” and affirmed that it is an Americanism that comes from pinche. However, the citation refers to the word “pinchurriento”.