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Spanglish

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noun Span·glish \ˈspaŋ-glish, -lish\

Simple Definition of Spanglish

  • : Spanish that includes the use of English words

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Spanglish

  1. :  Spanish marked by numerous borrowings from English; broadly :  any of various combinations of Spanish and English

Origin of spanglish

blend of Spanish and English


First Known Use: 1958


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