Tex-Mex

adjective \ ˈteks-ˈmeks \

Definition of Tex-Mex

: of, relating to, or being the Mexican-American culture or cuisine existing or originating in especially southern Texas
  • Tex-Mex cooking
  • Tex-Mex music

Tex-Mex

noun

Origin and Etymology of tex-mex

Texas + Mexico


TEX-MEX Defined for English Language Learners

Tex-Mex

adjective

Definition of Tex-Mex for English Language Learners

  • : relating to Mexican-American culture, music, or food of the kind that exists especially in southern Texas


Learn More about tex-mex


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Tex-Mex? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to dancing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!