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Definition of "quesadilla" []

  • A flour tortilla folded in half around a savory filling, as of cheese or beans, then fried or toasted. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quesadilla" in a sentence
  • "A quesadilla is a quesadilla because it's usually made with soft "quesadilla" cheese, some of the toppings are folded inside (by the cook, instead of the eater), and the salsa is served on top."
  • "Now, this isn't as cheap as your usual intern hangout: The signature Fahrenheit 5 (Malibu coconut rum, Grand Marnier, and pineapple and cranberry juices) will still cost $6.25, and a chicken quesadilla is $7.50."
  • "Of course this basic quesadilla is easily jazzed up with all kinds of delicious fillings."