Mexicanisms - GIFs
I animated some examples of words only used in Mexico City or within the country.
Achicopalarse: Back down or getting down.
Chacotear: To play and get distracted.
Chahuistle: It's a kind of fungus that grows on corn, this word means disgrace.
Chamaco: It refers to a kid. In its origins it meant stretching and getting fat.
Chipocludo: A boastful person.
Merol: A person that loves metal music.
Patatus: A fear attack, getting very scared.
Pelado: An easy peasy. It also refers to someone very rude.
Ruletero: A taxi driver.
Tatemar: to burn, used in mexican cuisine.
Tembeleque: A body shake.