¿Qué Onda Vos? A Series on Speaking Guatemalan Spanish

“¿Qué onda vos?” is XelaWho’s a monthly guide to speaking Spanish Guatemalan style. This month’s topic: Guatemalan slang pertaining to amorous relationships.

Media Naranja = boyfriend or girlfriend (when the relationship is going well)

Media Limón = boyfriend or girlfriend (when the relationship is going badly)

Saliendo = dating with no commitment

Novios = dating with a commitment

Prometido = fiance

Suegros = in-laws (mother and father-in-law)

Mujeriego = womanizer

Cazagringa = Guatemalan man who targets foreign girls, often blondes.

Calentahuevos = tease

Agarre = fling or affair

Trincarse = to make out (e.g. in the park or car)

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