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Proper noun[edit]

Mex (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of Mex.
  2. Abbreviation of Mexican cuisine.
  3. Abbreviation of Mexican peso.



  1. Clipping of Mexican.
    • 1907, Stewart Edward White, chapter 11, in Arizona Nights[1]:
      I ran up, pulling my gun. The Mex was flat on his face, his arms stretched out. On the middle of his back knelt my one-armed friend. And that sharp hook was caught neatly under the point of the Mexican's jaw. You bet he lay still.
    • 1957, Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Viking Press, OCLC 43419454:
      [] groups of Mex chicks swaggered around in slacks; []