Meaning of Latinx in English:

Latinx

nounplural noun Latinxs, plural noun Latinx

  • A person of Latin American origin or descent (used as a gender-neutral or non-binary alternative to Latino or Latina)

    ‘the books share stories of the civil rights struggle for African Americans, Latinxs, and LGBTQ people’
    • ‘a career network for Latinx who are looking for jobs’

Pronunciation

Latinx

/laˈtiːnɛks/ /ləˈtiːnɛks/

adjective

  • Relating to people of Latin American origin or descent (used as a gender-neutral or non-binary alternative to Latino or Latina)

    ‘a unique Latinx perspective that other shows don't really capture’
    • ‘Latinx students’

Pronunciation

Latinx

/laˈtiːnɛks/ /ləˈtiːnɛks/

Origin

Early 21st century alteration of Latino and Latina, with the masculine -o and feminine -a endings replaced by X, probably to represent its use denoting an unknown variable quantity; perhaps influenced by Mx.