queso

noun
que·​so | \ ˈkā-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce queso (audio) \

Definition of queso

: a dipping sauce of melted cheese and chopped chili peppers : chili con queso The author was never told in her Texas elementary school that if she ordered queso … or chalupas once she left home, she'd get only a plateful of disappointment.— Pete Wells The Mexican-inspired chain is offering free chips with guacamole or queso to customers who purchase their first order on its new smartphone app.— Aric Jenkins

First Known Use of queso

1989, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for queso

borrowed from Spanish, "cheese," going back to Latin cāseus — more at cheese entry 1

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