Tex-Mex

adjective
\ ˈteks-ˈmeks How to pronounce Tex-Mex (audio) \

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

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Tex-Mex noun

First Known Use of Tex-Mex

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tex-Mex

Texas + Mexico

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“Tex-Mex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tex-Mex. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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Tex-Mex

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Tex-Mex

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

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