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¿Qué significa?: Chusma

Por un Boyacá bien hablado, Excelsio presenta la definición de esta palabra según el Diccionario de la Lengua Española.

Chusma
(Del genovés ant. ciüsma, y este del gr. κέλευσμα, canto acompasado del remero jefe para dirigir el movimiento de los remos).

1. f. Conjunto de gente soez.

2. f. Muchedumbre de gente vulgar.

3. f. Conjunto de los galeotes que servían en las galeras reales.

4. f. Am. Conjunto de indios que, viviendo en comunidad, no eran guerreros, o sea mujeres, niños y viejos considerados en conjunto.

5. f. despect. Arg. Persona chismosa y entrometida.

6. f. despect. coloq. Cuba. Persona de modales groseros y comportamiento vulgar.

Real Academia Española ©

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