Mexicanize

Mexicanize

[mek-si-kuh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), Mexicanized, Mexicanizing.
to make or become Mexican or like the Mexican, as in manner, customs, or dress.
Also, especially British, Mexicanise.


Origin:
1840–50, Americanism; mexican + -ize

Mexicanization, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To mexicanize
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: mexicanise
Next Definition: mexicano
Words Near: mexicanize
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for mexicanize
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing mexicanize
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;