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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [choo r-oh; Spanish choor-raw]
    • /ˈtʃʊər oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃur rɔ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [choo r-oh; Spanish choor-raw]
    • /ˈtʃʊər oʊ; Spanish ˈtʃur rɔ/

Definitions of churro word

  • noun churro (in Spain and Latin America) a sweet, baton-shaped snack of fried dough 3
  • noun plural churro a long, slender, deep-fried pastry resembling a cruller. 1
  • noun churro A Latin American snack consisting of a strip of fried dough, very similar to funnel cake. 1
  • noun churro A fried pastry, typically eaten as a dessert and with chocolate beverage. 0

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Origin of churro

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
1885-90, Americanism; < Spanish, perhaps after dial. churro name for the inhabitants of the mountainous parts of Valencia (literally, a kind of coarse-wooled sheep), the approximate area where the pastry originated

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Parts of speech for Churro


churro popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

churro usage trend in Literature

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