[ spang-glish or, often, -lish ]
/ ˈspæŋ glɪʃ or, often, -lɪʃ /
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Spanish spoken with a large admixture of English, especially American, words and expressions.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby Spanglish
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British Dictionary definitions for Spanglish
/ (ˈspæŋɡlɪʃ) mainly US /
a variety of English heavily influenced by Spanish, commonly spoken in US Hispanic communities
Word Origin for Spanglish
C20: from a blend of Spanish + English
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