noun cha·lu·pa \chä-ˈlü-pä, chə-ˈlü-pə\

Definition of CHALUPA

:  a fried corn tortilla sometimes shaped like a boat and usually filled with a savory mixture (as of meat, vegetables, or cheese)

Origin of CHALUPA

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, boat, skiff, from French chaloupe
First Known Use: 1895


Next Word in the Dictionary: chalutzPrevious Word in the Dictionary: chalumeauAll Words Near: chalupa
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears