Definitions

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  • n. A thick tortilla made in Mexico, frequently stuffed and made of corn (though some American gorditas have been made of flour).

Etymologies

Spanish gordita (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The gordita is a thick corn tortilla that has ingredients either incorporated into the corn masa or is partially split with a filling stuffed into the opening once the gordita is fried.

    �me encanta caldo de res!

  • Until I hit Texas, the closest thing I'd ever had to a "Texas Tortilla" is called a "gordita" (At least it is in California)

    flour tortillas | Homesick Texan

  • most certainly relleno with cheese tiny taco pockets of fishThe main attraction at La Serenata, however, isn't the standard taco or even their "gordita," which is delicious, and nothing at all like the fantaaaaabulous chubby taco interpretation from Taco Bell.

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  • Now she walks around with one sagging behind while the other one is high and gordita.

    Miracle Bra for my behind

  • Fever: take a gordita or other puffy tortilla-like foodstuff and affix to the pained belly area with rubbing alcohol.

    Esther J. Cepeda: Add This Health Care Solution to the Debate: Mexican and Latin American Folk Remedies for the Ultimate Do-It-Yourselfer

  • As was the case with the notorious fried-chicken-and-gordita joint, inspectors penalized Cafe Fonduta for “[e] vidence of rats.”

    Of Mice and Mangia in Midtown

  • The hunger grew quickly, though, and, in spite of his good intentions about stalling as long as he could, it was less than two hours later when he rose and walked out to check his catch -- two grasshoppers, and a gordita, the fuzzy round marsupials that the _paulistas_ called "the little fat ones of the Virgin."

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Perhaps it was the hunger that focused Ramon so intently on his task, because it wasn't until he had set the gordita on a spit over the fire and begun on the first grasshopper that he realized what the alien had done.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The gordita had died badly, biting itself in its frenzy.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He stared down at the gordita in his hand, and then at his hand itself, sticky with dark blood, and the subtle feeling of wrongness he'd been fighting off all morning intensified once again.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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