Mexican standoff


Mexican standoff

noun

Definition of MEXICAN STANDOFF

:  a situation in which no one emerges a clear winner; also :  deadlock

Examples of MEXICAN STANDOFF

  1. <in the battle over bedtime the parents and their son are at a Mexican standoff>

First Known Use of MEXICAN STANDOFF

1891

Rhymes with MEXICAN STANDOFF

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