Mexican Spanish


: the Spanish used in Mexico

Examples of Mexican Spanish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The narration, wonderfully performed by Fernanda Echevarría del Rivero, captures the musicality of Mexican Spanish — as well as Kahlo’s irreverent personality. Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 16 Mar. 2024 Jyohana’s accent as a Honduran is easily distinguishable from the Mexican Spanish spoken by locals. San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Dec. 2021 Their language is also a European language (even if there are indigenous loan words, regional Mexican Spanish is intelligible with Castilian). Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 6 Feb. 2013

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mexican Spanish was in 1851

Dictionary Entries Near Mexican Spanish

Cite this Entry

“Mexican Spanish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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