The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman Loera is known as "El Chapo" ("Shorty" in English) due to his short stature.
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el chapo, la chapa
masculine or feminine noun
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Mexico
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Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
(México) (Culin) maize porridge
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