Definition of Chopo
It refers to any person or thing that is out of style, very bad class, menial, or ridiculously ugly.
It is used to refer to those people whose way of speaking and behaving, as well as their tastes, denote a certain distance from what is traditionally accepted by city protocol.
Museum located in Mexico City that is dedicated to Contemporary Art.
Famous bazaar in Mexico City that is usually installed on Saturdays and offers various types of items.
One of the Metrobús stations in Mexico City.
Tree that is commonly known as Black Poplar.
By extension, the name given to the wood of the Black Poplar tree.
Colloquial name given to a rifle called CETME.
SYNONYMS FOR CHOPO
ANTONYMS FOR CHOPO
- In fashion
ORIGIN OF CHOPO
The term “poplar” is derived from the English word “shop”; entered the country during the 1916 North American Invasion of Santo Domingo, when the American soldiers adopted some “shopping boys “; boys who were sent to buy their things, thus converting them into “errand boys.” A definition in the Phraseological Dictionary of Dominican Spanish says that poplar or chopa is: “Person who performs errands, or household chores”.
It is the equivalent of the Mexican word “naco” or the Spanish “crappy”. Poplar also becomes a verb (“chopear”) and can be used on things, but not on animals.
CURIOSITIES OF CHOPO
In Dominican jargon, poplar is a highly derogatory and highly insulting term.