fajita

noun
fa·​ji·​ta | \ fə-ˈhē-tə How to pronounce fajita (audio) , fä- \

Definition of fajita

: a marinated strip usually of beef or chicken grilled or broiled and served usually with a flour tortilla and various savory fillings usually used in plural

Examples of fajita in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Section 114 -also charges $14.99 for their fajita nachos. Matt Young, Chron, 18 Apr. 2022 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 Hot takes are boring, so forgive me for serving up this sizzling fajita plate of an edict, but the Beatles are overrated. Chris Richards, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of fajita

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fajita

American Spanish, diminutive of Spanish faja sash, belt, probably from Catalan faixa, from Latin fascia band — more at fascia

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Last Updated

6 Aug 2022

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“Fajita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fajita. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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