Type: Popular Slang
Meaning: “Vato” is to the 50 and older crowd what “buey” is to the younger generation. In other words, “dude” or “guy.”
Ese vato no sabe lo que dice.
(“That guy doesn’t know what he’s talking about.”)
Oye, vato, ven p’aca. (“Hey, dude, come over here.”)
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