Definition of "nacho" [nacho]

  • A small, often triangular piece of tortilla topped with cheese or chili-pepper sauce and broiled. (noun)

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Use "nacho" in a sentence
  • "The state of the nacho is worse than I thought if someone whose family is from Piedras Negras never thought of them the "proper" way."
  • "Each nacho is its own entity (and that is key), with just enough toppings to give it flavor and a bit of heft but not enough to make it saggy or soggy."
  • "With the ring upon her finger, we got off the ride and got some wine coolers and soft pretzels and dipped them in nacho cheese while listening to the country-band-of-the-hour sing love songs in the shadow of the Cotton Bowl."