[ nah-chohz ]

plural noun
  1. Mexican Cooking. an appetizer or dish of several individual tortilla chips topped with cheese, pickled jalapeño peppers, refried beans, etc., and baked or broiled.

  2. an appetizer or dish of tortilla chips covered in melted cheese or warm cheese sauce and topped with pickled jalapeño peppers, tomatoes, onions, spicy ground beef, or other condiments.

Origin of nachos

First recorded in 1945–50; nacho + -s3

Words Nearby nachos Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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