Mex

adjective
\ˈmeks\

Definition of Mex 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

Mex

noun
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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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History and Etymology for Mex

Adjective

by shortening

Noun

by shortening

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mewler

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