"Mexican" meaning in English

Adjective

Forms: more Mexican [comparative], most Mexican [superlative] IPA: /ˈmɛk.sɪ.kən/, /ˈmɛk.sə.kən/ Audio: en-au-Mexican.ogg [Australia]
  1. Of or pertaining to the Mexica people. Tags: obsolete
  2. Of or pertaining to the Nahuatl language. Tags: obsolete
  3. Of, from, or pertaining to Mexico.
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Demonyms, English autohyponyms, Nationalities Synonyms: Nahuatl [language, linguistics], Aztec [language, linguistics] Synonyms (people): Mexica, Aztec Derived forms: Mexican breakfast, Mexican jumping bean, Mexican poppy, Mexican stocks, Mexican standoff, Mexican tea, Mexican wave Translations (of or pertaining to Mexico): مَكْسِيكِيّ‎ (maksīkiyy) (Arabic), mexicanu (Asturian), мексіка́нскі (mjeksikánski) [masculine] (Belarusian), мексикански (meksikanski) (Bulgarian), mexicà [masculine] (Catalan), mexicana [feminine] (Catalan), mexický [masculine] (Czech), mexicansk (Danish), Mexicaans (Dutch), meksikia (Esperanto), mehhiko (Estonian), meksikolainen (Finnish), mexicain [masculine] (French), mexicaine [feminine] (French), mexicano (Galician), mexikanisch (German), μεξικάνικος (mexikánikos) [masculine] (Greek), Mekiko (Hawaiian), mexikói (Hungarian), mexíkóskur (Icelandic), Meicsiceach (Irish), messicano (Italian), Mexicanensis [feminine, masculine] (Latin), meksikāņu (Latvian), meksikietiškas (Lithuanian), meksikiečių (Lithuanian), mexicansk (Norwegian Bokmål), meksikansk (Norwegian Bokmål), mexicansk (Norwegian Nynorsk), meksikansk (Norwegian Nynorsk), mexican [masculine] (Occitan), mexicana [feminine] (Occitan), meksykański (Polish), mexicano (Portuguese), mexican [masculine] (Romanian), mexicană [feminine] (Romanian), mexicani [masculine, plural] (Romanian), mexicane [feminine, plural] (Romanian), мексика́нский (meksikánskij) (Russian), mexický (Slovak), mehiški (Slovene), mexicano (Spanish), mejicano (Spanish), mexikansk (Swedish), мексика́нський (meksykánsʹkyj) (Ukrainian), Mecsicanaidd (Welsh)

Proper name

IPA: /ˈmɛk.sɪ.kən/, /ˈmɛk.sə.kən/ Audio: en-au-Mexican.ogg [Australia]
  1. The Mexican dialect of Spanish. Tags: uncountable
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Demonyms, English autohyponyms, Nationalities

Noun

Forms: Mexicans [plural] IPA: /ˈmɛk.sɪ.kən/, /ˈmɛk.sə.kən/ Audio: en-au-Mexican.ogg [Australia]
  1. A Mexica; an Aztec. Tags: obsolete
  2. The Nahuatl language. Tags: obsolete
  3. A person from Mexico or of Mexican descent. Translations (person from Mexico or of Mexican descent): مَكْسِيكِيّ‎ (maksīkiyy) [masculine] (Arabic), مَكْسِيكِيَّة‎ (maksīkiyya) [feminine] (Arabic), մեքսիկացի (mekʿsikacʿi) (Armenian), mexicanu [masculine] (Asturian), мексіка́нец (mjeksikánjec) [masculine] (Belarusian), мексіка́нка (mjeksikánka) [feminine] (Belarusian), мексиканец (meksikanec) [masculine] (Bulgarian), мексиканка (meksikanka) [feminine] (Bulgarian), mexicà [masculine] (Catalan), mexicana [feminine] (Catalan), Oshpaani' (Chickasaw), Mexičan [masculine] (Czech), Mexičanka [feminine] (Czech), mexicaner (Danish), Mexicaan [masculine] (Dutch), Mexicaanse [feminine] (Dutch), meksikiano (Esperanto), meksikianino (english: woman) (Esperanto), mehhiklane (Estonian), meksikolainen (Finnish), Mexicain [masculine] (French), Mexicaine [feminine] (French), mexicano [masculine] (Galician), Mexikaner [masculine] (German), Mexikanerin [feminine] (German), Μεξικανός (Mexikanós) [masculine] (Greek), Mekiko (Hawaiian), mexikói (Hungarian), Meicsiceach [masculine] (Irish), messicano (Italian), メキシコ人 (Mekishiko-jin) (Japanese), meksikānis [masculine] (Latvian), meksikāniete [feminine] (Latvian), meksikietis [masculine] (Lithuanian), meksikietė [feminine] (Lithuanian), 墨西哥人 (Mòxīgērén) (Mandarin), मेक्सिकन (meksikan) (Marathi), Naakáí dinéʼiʼ (Navajo), mexicaner [masculine] (Norwegian Bokmål), meksikaner [masculine] (Norwegian Bokmål), mexican [masculine] (Norwegian Nynorsk), mexicanar [masculine] (Norwegian Nynorsk), meksikan [masculine] (Norwegian Nynorsk), meksikanar [masculine] (Norwegian Nynorsk), mexican [masculine] (Occitan), mexicana [feminine] (Occitan), Meksykanin [masculine, person] (Polish), Meksykanka [feminine] (Polish), mexicano [masculine] (Portuguese), mexicana [feminine] (Portuguese), mexican [masculine] (Romanian), mexicană [feminine] (Romanian), mexicancă [feminine] (Romanian), мексика́нец (meksikánec) [masculine] (Russian), мексика́нка (meksikánka) [feminine] (Russian), Meksikanac [masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), Meksikanka [feminine] (Serbo-Croatian), Mexičan [masculine] (Slovak), Mexičanka [feminine] (Slovak), Mehičan [masculine] (Slovene), Mehičanka [feminine] (Slovene), mexicano (Spanish), mejicano [masculine] (Spanish), mexicana (Spanish), mejicana [feminine] (Spanish), Mmeksiko (Swahili), mexikan (english: male or neutral) [common] (Swedish), mexikanska [common, feminine] (Swedish), kwę́na (Taos), Meksikalı (Turkish)
  4. A person from, or of descent from, any Spanish-speaking country. Tags: US, offensive, slang Categories: American English
  5. A person from either of the southern states of New South Wales and Victoria. Tags: Australia, slang Categories: Australian English
  6. Mexican cuisine; traditional Mexican food or Tex-Mex. Tags: uncountable
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: Demonyms, English autohyponyms, Nationalities Synonyms: Mexica [Mexica], Aztec [Mexica], Nahuatl [language, linguistics], Aztec [language, linguistics] Translations (person of any Spanish-speaking country): latino (note: from Americas only) (Finnish)

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