\ ˈmeks \

Definition of Mex

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: mexican get my feet all mixed up in these Mex dances— Edwin Corle offering him for sale for ten Mex dollars— Richard Hallet cost four dollars Mex


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plural mex or mexes

Definition of Mex (Entry 2 of 2)

1 often disparaging + offensive : mexican some Mex he'd never seen before was behind the bar— Oakley Hall
2 or mex : mexican dollar paper money was so plentiful that … a Mex was the smallest that would buy anything— Upton Sinclair

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“Mex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mex. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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