Definition of mozo in US English:



  • (in Spanish-speaking regions) a male servant or attendant.

    • ‘In such cases the outsider typically is a young man who moved into San Pedro to work as a mozo for a Pedrano family with sizable land holdings.’
    • ‘One advertisement from 1922 announced the sale of '5000 acres and many mozos colonos who will travel to work on other plantations'. (Mozos colonos were indebted labourers.)’
    • ‘It was not long before he found service as a mozo in the family of a wealthy Spaniard, by whom he was taught to read and write.’
    attendant, retainer
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Spanish, literally ‘boy’.