Definition of gordita in English:


Syllabification: gor·di·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌgôrˈdētə


  • A Mexican flatbread made from cornmeal and stuffed with meat, cheese, vegetables, or a sweet filling.
    More example sentences
    • Their main menu items are gorditas, hand-sized, hollowed out, thick, fat corn tortillas - much like a pita pocket - filled with your choice of cheese, vegetables, meat, and condiments.
    • The house combination plate offers a gordita, a soft taco and a quesadilla.
    • The chlupas is a gordita that is fried and then baked giving it a crusty shell.


Mexican Spanish, literally 'little fat one'.

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