queso

noun que·so \ ˈkā-(ˌ)sō \

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

Origin and Etymology of queso

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


Learn More about queso

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of queso


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