Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

tostada

play
noun tos·ta·da \tō-ˈstä-də\

Definition of tostada

  1. :  a tortilla fried in deep fat



Variants of tostada

also

tostado

play \-(ˌ)dō\

Origin and Etymology of tostada

Mexican Spanish tostada, from Spanish, feminine of tostado, past participle of tostar to toast, roast, from Late Latin tostare — more at toast


First Known Use: 1935


Learn More about tostada

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tostada


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tostada? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!