Definition of chimichanga
: a tortilla wrapped around a filling (as of meat) and deep-fried
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Grab a chimichanga and enjoy the Merc with a Mouth above.
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Origin and Etymology of chimichanga
Mexican Spanish, trinket
First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
CHIMICHANGA Defined for English Language Learners
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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