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

Rhymes with tostada

armada, Granada, Haggadah, Jumada, Masada, panada, posada, ramada


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

articulated in the throat

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

august-macke-lady-in-a-green-jacket

Which of these is a synonym of namby-pamby?

insipid energetic lithe insightful
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ