chimichanga

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noun chi·mi·chan·ga \ˌchi-mē-ˈchäŋ-gə\

Definition of chimichanga

  1. :  a tortilla wrapped around a filling (as of meat) and deep-fried

Origin and Etymology of chimichanga

Mexican Spanish, trinket


First Known Use: 1970


CHIMICHANGA Defined for English Language Learners

chimichanga

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noun chi·mi·chan·ga \ˌchi-mē-ˈchäŋ-gə\

Definition of chimichanga for English Language Learners

  • : a food that consists of a tortilla which is wrapped around a filling (such as seasoned meat) and deep-fried

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