Mex

1 of 2

adjective

ˈmeks
: mexican
get my feet all mixed up in these Mex dancesEdwin Corle
offering him for sale for ten Mex dollarsRichard Hallet
cost four dollars Mex

Mex

2 of 2

noun

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plural mex or mexes
1
often disparaging + offensive : mexican
some Mex he'd never seen before was behind the barOakley Hall
2
or mex : mexican dollar
paper money was so plentiful that … a Mex was the smallest that would buy anythingUpton Sinclair

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Etymology

Adjective

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Noun

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“Mex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mex. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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