Definition of Mexican in US English:

Mexican

adjective

  • Relating to Mexico or its people.

    ‘authentic Mexican cuisine’
    • ‘The family enjoys the robust flavor of freshly ground Mexican coffee.’
    • ‘The Mexican economy is growing by roughly 4 to 4.5 percent a year.’
    • ‘The British press hailed him as the greatest living Mexican artist.’
    • ‘Some of the best Mexican art in the world is in storage in museums.’
    • ‘Just as you were concluding your report, someone raised a Mexican flag behind you.’
    • ‘I recently dined at a popular Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles.’
    • ‘The storm tossed heavy rain and strong winds at Cancun and other Mexican resorts.’
    • ‘She had planned to serve us Mexican food.’
    • ‘He's a marvellous Mexican director.’
    • ‘We're just a few miles from the Mexican border.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Mexico, or a person of Mexican descent.

    ‘urban scenes depicting the daily life of Mexicans’
    • ‘The exhibit features 19 artists, including native Mexicans and international artists who have been inspired by Mexican culture.’
    • ‘The Mexicans are really hard workers and view farmwork as their profession, taking great pride in it.’
    • ‘Young Mexicans are very proud of this film, which is conquering every film festival around the world.’
    • ‘60 percent of Mexicans voted against him.’

Pronunciation

Mexican

/ˈmɛksək(ə)n//ˈmeksək(ə)n/