antojito

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of Spanish antojo "craving"

Noun[edit]

antojito ‎(plural antojitos)

  1. Any of various types of snack or appetizer in Mexican cuisine, such as a torta or pambazo
    • 2009, January 16, “Marian Burros”[1], Penn Quarter’s International Flavor:
      At this little-plates restaurant, where tapas are called antojitos, even the salads are refreshingly different: slices of chayote topped with crumbled queso fresco and sprinkled with crushed peanuts in a hibiscus dressing.