American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A flat-heeled sandal with an upper of woven leather strips.
- n. A Mexican sandal.
- n. A food similar in shape to such a sandal, consisting of topping (typically salsa, potato, meat and/or cheese) atop a fried masa (dough) base.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Southern U. S. & Mex. A kind of low-heeled sandal with the upper consisting of interwoven leather strips; -- usually used in pl.
- n. a sandal with flat heels and an upper of woven leather straps
- From Spanish huarache, guarache, from Purepecha kwarachi ("sandal"). (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish huarache, guarache, from Tarascan huarache. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I tried a huarache from the 43rd & 6th location a few days ago.”
“It was one of several similar cubicles lining the outer walls of the historic Palacio, located on a venerable and busy street whose huarache-burnished cobblestones separated the municipal hall from the towering Cathedral of Alamos.”
“I headed to their new cart on Park Ave and 49th Street (one of three they now operate in Midtown) - and not only did I score an al pastor taco, I also grabbed a spicy pork torta, and a carne asada huarache.”
“The huarache was next and man do I love huaraches!”
“That on top of cheese or steak enchiladas or a huarache (Make sure you ask for cotija cheese on top!! plus it you like it sour cream) might work better for you then the spicy pork.”
“I got a huarache from El Rey de Sabor at 43rd & 6th a few weeks ago and it was terrible.”
“For an entree, Brenda and I had Camarones al Chipotle which is Tequila flambeed shrimp served with chile chipotle salsa and a little black bean and manchego stuffed pastry called a huarache.”
“We shared a space with a talented young lady who made candles and porcelain-like figurines, and another whose husband was the local huarache maker.”
“Inherent Vice is the noir-esque story of private eye Doc Sportello, a huarache-wearing, dope-smoking, hallucination-and-blackout-prone beach bum who gets in over his head faster than he can get an erection (and, when talking about Sportello, that's pretty darn quick).”
“He was a huge fan of the huarache, and said he was interested in living outside their truck.”
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