(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
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- It was a Monday, and over the weekend Maritza had invited him to another girl's quinceañera.
- In my head I pretended I was a real princess, dressed up in white silk like I'm at my quinceañera.
- Her father had run a small jewelry store in a mall that catered mostly to young couples buying engagement rings and girls celebrating their quinceaneras.
Spanish, feminine of quinceañero 'fifteen-year-old'.
Definition of quinceañera in:
- The Spanish dictionary