Tex–Mex

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adjective \ˈteks-ˈmeks\

Definition of Tex–Mex

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of tex–mex

Texas + Mexico


First Known Use: 1949


TEX–MEX Defined for English Language Learners

Tex-Mex

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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

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