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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [nah-choh]
    • /ˈnɑ tʃoʊ/
    • /ˈnɑː.tʃəʊz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [nah-choh]
    • /ˈnɑ tʃoʊ/

Definitions of nachos word

  • noun plural nachos a snack or appetizer consisting of a small piece of tortilla topped with cheese, hot peppers, etc., and broiled. 1
  • noun nachos A Mexican dish of tortilla chips, sometimes covered in melted cheese. 1

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Origin of nachos

First appearance:

before 1965
One of the 2% newest English words
1965-70; < Mexican Spanish; ulterior origin uncertain

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Nachos


nachos popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% 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".

nachos usage trend in Literature

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