What does poncho mean?

Definitions for poncho
ˈpɒn tʃoʊpon·cho

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poncho(noun)

    a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head


  1. poncho(Noun)

    A simple garment, made from a rectangle of cloth, with a slit in the middle for the head.

  2. poncho(Noun)

    A similar waterproof garment, with a hood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poncho(noun)

    a kind of cloak worn by the Spanish Americans, having the form of a blanket, with a slit in the middle for the head to pass through. A kind of poncho made of rubber or painted cloth is used by the mounted troops in the United States service

    Etymology: [Sp.]

  2. Poncho(noun)

    a trade name for camlets, or stout worsteds

    Etymology: [Sp.]


  1. Poncho

    A poncho, punchu in Quechua is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm or, if made from a watertight material, to keep dry during rain. Ponchos have been used by the Native American peoples of the Andes since pre-Hispanic times and are now considered typical South American garments.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Poncho

    pon′chō, n. a cloak worn by South American Indians, a blanket with a hole in the middle for the head: camlet or strong worsted.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Poncho

    a kind of cloak or shawl, of woollen or alpaca cloth, oblong in shape, with a slit in the centre, through which the wearer passes his head, allowing the folds to cover his shoulders and arms to the elbows, and to fall down before and behind; worn by the native men in Chili and Argentina. Ponchos of waterproof are used by the United States cavalry.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. poncho

    A blanket with a hole in the centre, large enough for the head to pass through, worn by natives of South and Western America.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. poncho

    A Spanish-American garment, consisting of a piece of woolen cloth, 5 to 7 feet long, 3 to 4 feet broad, having in the middle a slit through which the wearer passes his head, so that the poncho rests upon the shoulders and hangs down before and behind. In the U. S. army mounted troops are issued a waterproof poncho, consisting of painted cotton or rubber cloth.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poncho in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poncho in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of poncho

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