Definition of mojado in English:

mojado

noun

informal US
  • An illegal Mexican immigrant to the United States, a ‘wetback’.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in San Antonio (Texas) Express & News. FromMexican Spanish mojado, specifically use of Spanish mojado wet from mojar to wet.

Pronunciation

mojado

/mə(ʊ)ˈhɑːdəʊ/