Definition of Spanglish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspaNGɡliSH/


A hybrid language combining words and idioms from both Spanish and English, especially Spanish speech that uses many English words and expressions.
Example sentences
  • These people have put down their roots in America, and they're talking to each other all day, every day, in a mixture of Spanish and English called Spanglish.
  • She normally only spoke English or Spanglish, never full Spanish.
  • Spanish purists are lamenting the rise of Spanglish.
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