[ 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.
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Words nearby Spanglish
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How to use Spanglish in a sentence
As an example, Aguilera pointed to “The Times” host Gustavo Arellano occasionally breaking into “Spanglish” during the show.‘Lens of the West Coast’: Inside the L.A. Times’ new head of audio’s plan to focus the publisher’s podcasts|Sara Guaglione|December 3, 2021|Digiday
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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