Meaning of “Tex-Mex” in the English Dictionary

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"Tex-Mex" in British English

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Tex-Mexadjective

uk /ˌteksˈmeks/ us /ˌteksˈmeks/

referring to the Mexican-American culture in the US, especially its food

(Definition of “Tex-Mex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Tex-Mex" in American English

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Tex-Mexadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈteksˈmeks/

referring to the Mexican-American culture existing in Texas and the southwestern US:

In Texas the food is all Tex-Mex cooking and barbecue.

(Definition of “Tex-Mex” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)