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Tex-Mex

[teks-meks] /ˈtɛksˈmɛks/
adjective
1.
of or relating to aspects of culture that combine Mexican and Texan or southwestern U.S. features, especially aspects of culture developed in southern Texas based on or influenced by Mexican elements:
Tex-Mex cooking; Tex-Mex music.
noun
2.
a form of Mexican Spanish having elements of English and spoken near the border of Texas and Mexico, especially Mexican Spanish as spoken in Texas.
3.
Music. norteña.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50, Americanism; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for texmex

Tex-Mex

/ˈtɛksˌmɛks/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or denoting the Texan version of something Mexican, such as music, food, or language
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Word Origin and History for texmex

Tex-Mex

adj.

by 1914, from Texas + Mexico. An earlier noun for "Texan of Mexican background" was Texican (1863).

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Slang definitions & phrases for texmex

tetchy

adjective

Irritable; irascible; testy: the days when tetchy film crews invaded the center of soporific conferences

[1592+; fr dialect tetched, ''crazy, touched in the head'']


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Related Abbreviations for texmex

Tex-Mex

Texas-Mexican
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