(US/P.R.) a male homosexual.
|Down These Mean Streets (1970) 102: That cat ain’t a faggot, is he? [...] Sometimes these guys are patos and if you handle them right, you get the best breaks.|
|Fort Apache, The Bronx 105: Some of the kids in the crowd began quacking, and screaming, ‘Pato, Pato,’ the Spanish word for duck, which was Puerto Rican slang for fairy.|
|Spidertown (1994) 1: Only patos wear that shit [i.e. aftershave] Is that wha’ thum blancos need t’ score some pussy?|
|(con. 1985–90) In Search of Respect 44: Who’s this little white boy who’s always calling here? Is he a pato [faggot] or something?|