"Gringo/a vs. Yanqui" (Argentina 101)

Gringo/a: [m, f, adj] originally, a foreign person who speaks a language other than Spanish. In Argentina this word is almost never used to refer to United States citizens, but commonly to Europeans and European-descended Argentinians.

Yanqui: [pers. adj.] The origin of the term "Yanqui" (Yankee) applied only to the inhabitants of New England, or more generally from the Northeastern United States. In Spanish has become synonymous(with contemptuous tinge) of United States of American's citizens in general.

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