Definition of quinceañera in English:


Syllabification: quin·ce·a·ñe·ra
Pronunciation: /ˌkinsā-ənˈye(ə)rə/

Entry from US English dictionary


  • (In Latin America and among Latinos) a celebration of a girl’s fifteenth birthday and her transition from childhood to adulthood, typically involving a mass followed by a party: weddings, baptisms, quinceañeras, birthdays, Christmas, and other holidays are all celebrations that bring families together


Spanish, feminine of quinceañero 'fifteen-year-old'.

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