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Mex

adjective \ˈmeks\

Definition of Mex

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of mex

by shortening


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Mex

noun \"\

Definition of Mex

plural

mex

or

mexes

  1. 1 often disparaging + offensive :  mexican some Mex he'd never seen before was behind the bar — Oakley Hall

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of mex

by shortening


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