huarache

[ wuh-rah-chee; Spanish wah-rah-che ]
/ wəˈrɑ tʃi; Spanish wɑˈrɑ tʃɛ /

noun, plural hua·ra·ches [wuh-rah-cheez; Spanish wah-rah-ches] /wəˈrɑ tʃiz; Spanish wɑˈrɑ tʃɛs/.

a Mexican sandal having the upper woven of leather strips.

QUIZZES

Can You Remember Your Favorite Words Of The Day From March?
Even if you’re a habitué of Word of the Day, you haven’t seen our March words in these ways! Challenge yourself to our comprehensive quiz!
Question 1 of 15
What does "habitué" mean?

Origin of huarache

1885–90; < Mexican Spanish < Tarascan kwaṛáči
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020