hombrote


hombrote
(Sp. model spelled same [ombróte], augmentative of hombre [see above])
   New Mexico: 1912. Carlisle references the term in New Mexico as an "industrious or courageous man." Cobos defines it as a macho or "he-man," or a term applied affectionately to a boy who does his chores willingly and quickly.

Cowboy Talk. A Dictionary of Spanish Terms. . 2013.