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fajita

fa·ji·ta
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah-hee-tuh, fuh‐]
    • /fɑˈhi tə, fə‐/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fah-hee-tuh, fuh‐]
    • /fɑˈhi tə, fə‐/

Definitions of fajita word

  • noun fajita a thin strip of marinated and grilled meat. 1
  • noun fajita Usually, fajitas. (used with a singular or plural verb) a Tex-Mex dish of these strips, served with tortillas, salsa, etc. 1
  • noun fajita A dish of Mexican origin consisting of strips of spiced beef or chicken, chopped vegetables, and grated cheese, wrapped in a soft tortilla and often served with sour cream. 1
  • countable noun fajita A fajita is a Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla wrapped around strips of meat and vegetables. 0
  • noun fajita a Tex-Mex dish consisting of grilled strips of beef or chicken, often served wrapped in a soft tortilla with vegetable slices or a sauce 0

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Origin of fajita

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
1975-80; < American Spanish fajita literally, little sash, diminutive of Spanish faja belt, strip, band (orig. dial. or < Catalan < Latin fascia fascia)

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Parts of speech for Fajita

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fajita popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fajita usage trend in Literature

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