Mexican

[ mek-si-kuh n ]
/ ˈmɛk sɪ kən /

adjective

of or relating to Mexico or its people.
of or relating to Spanish as used in Mexico.
of or relating to the Nahuatl language or its speakers.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Mexico, or a person of Mexican descent.

Origin of Mexican

From the Spanish word mexicano, dating back to 1595–1605. See Mexico, -an

Related forms

an·ti-Mex·i·can, noun, adjectivepro-Mex·i·can, adjective, noun

Usage note

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British Dictionary definitions for mexican

Mexican

/ (ˈmɛksɪkən) /

adjective

of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Mexico
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