Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A deep-fried burrito.

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  • n. A deep-fried wet burrito

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

American Spanish.

Examples

  • Along with the chimichanga was a scoop of refried beans, a scoop of spicy rice and some chopped up lettuce.

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  • Didn't know what "chimichanga" is, thanks for sharing, looks good too

    A blizzard and some Chimichangas.......

  • He joked that Spanish has since convoluted his understanding of the English language, although his skills might have come in handy over the weekend, as some of the words in the spelling bee included such commonly used terms in American culture as: 'fiesta,' 'chimichanga' and 'quesadilla.'

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  • • Hull Middle School student Leigh Johnson, eliminated on "chimichanga"

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  • The closest thing Latinos have is El Guapo's arch enemy - Edward James Olmos - who, at worst, may simply shake his head disapprovingly from his Beverly Hills rumpus room and brandish a microwave chimichanga at the television screen at news of a proposed Congressional Bill aimed at mandating that landscapers work while wearing proof of citizenship like a Flava-Flav clock.

    El Guapo: WANTED: Latino Al Sharpton

  • This 140 character line is the culprit: "Line of the day from WAPO's Dana Milbank: "The chimichanga?

    Pilar Marrero: Republicans and Democrats Argue Over "Chimichangas"

  • The original comment about the chimichanga, however, did not happen in the newsroom of the honorable Washington Post, but in a presumably more honorable place: the US Senate, where Senator John McCain apparently had recently talked about the contributions of Arizona to American culture and reported that his state is the place where "the chimichanga was born."

    Pilar Marrero: Republicans and Democrats Argue Over "Chimichangas"

  • Some see it as a great irony and others as complete lack of cultural sensibility and knowledge of Latinos, but the most recent political debate between Democrats and Republicans, have Latinos as main actor and a "chimichanga" sort of a tex mex fried burrito as the evidence.

    Pilar Marrero: Republicans and Democrats Argue Over "Chimichangas"

  • Thus, a war of "chimichanga" ensued throughout the day yesterday.

    Pilar Marrero: Republicans and Democrats Argue Over "Chimichangas"

  • Will you look at the steam pouring off that chimichanga?

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  • OMG Y U DEEP FRY burrito?!

    oh well. "chimichanga" is still fun to say.

    July 30, 2007

  • I know what you mean, and it makes me want one for lunch today!

    April 26, 2007

  • I order these because they're fun to say.

    December 1, 2006