taco

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish taco (light lunch, literally stopper, plug, wad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taco (plural tacos)

  1. A Mexican snack food; a small tortilla (soft or hard shelled), with typically some type of meat, rice, beans, cheese, diced vegetables (usually tomatoes and lettuce, as served in the United States, and cilantro, onion, and avocado, as served in México) and salsa.
  2. (US, slang) The vulva. also called pink taco
    • 2007, Various, Sex & Seduction: 20 Erotic Stories, Accent Press Ltd., page 130:
      ... while grinding her pink taco into my groin as if trying to gain even more of my sizable ...
    • 2009, Albert Mudrian, Precious Metal: Decibel Presents the Stories Behind 25 Extreme Metal Masterpieces, Da Capo Press, page 159:
      ...zombies have to eat and the best place to on any female is the pink taco.
  3. (US, slang) A yellow stain on a shirt armpit caused by sweat or deodorant.

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Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

taco (third-person singular simple present tacos, present participle tacoing, simple past and past participle tacoed)

  1. (slang) To fold or cause to buckle in half, similar to the way a taco is folded.
    • 1996, Arizona Highways - Volume 72, page 9:
      The boat tacoed — the front and rear bent in — and I was holding onto a strap on the frame, sitting more on the tube than the frame, and I was catapulted forward.
    • 2003, Bob Roll, Bobke II, →ISBN, page 91:
      J.T. was in full scoop mode and whaling down the descent and he creamed into the dude, tacoed his front wheel, sheared off his front brake, and came as close to cursing as he ever has.
    • 2008, Sally Stenhouse Kneidel, Going Green: A Wise Consumer's Guide to a Shrinking Planet:
      I'd left it in neutral and it rolled straight back into the barn and tacoed that door.
    • 2016, Jennifer Moore, Safe Harbor, →ISBN:
      He turned off the light and laid on the couch, tacoing the pillow behind his head and inhaling the smell of Melanie Owen.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

taco

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of tacar

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑko/, [ˈt̪ɑko̞]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧co

Noun[edit]

taco

  1. taco

Declension[edit]

Inflection of taco (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative taco tacot
genitive tacon tacojen
partitive tacoa tacoja
illative tacoon tacoihin
singular plural
nominative taco tacot
accusative nom. taco tacot
gen. tacon
genitive tacon tacojen
partitive tacoa tacoja
inessive tacossa tacoissa
elative tacosta tacoista
illative tacoon tacoihin
adessive tacolla tacoilla
ablative tacolta tacoilta
allative tacolle tacoille
essive tacona tacoina
translative tacoksi tacoiksi
instructive tacoin
abessive tacotta tacoitta
comitative tacoineen

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

taco m (plural tacos)

  1. (sports) cue; bat; stick (any long implement used to hit the ball or puck in certain sports)
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

taco

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of tacar

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish taco.

Noun[edit]

taco m (plural tacos)

  1. taco (a Mexican snack food)

Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtako/, [ˈt̪ako]

Etymology 1[edit]

Mexican Spanish, from Old French tache (bolt, nail), from Middle Low German Zacke (sharp point).

Noun[edit]

taco m (plural tacos)

  1. peg (a short, thick piece of wood, metal, or other material)
  2. dowel (a longer piece of wood, plastic, or other material)
  3. stopper, plug, wad (small bundle of material made to cover, stop, or fill a hole)
  4. (sports) cue (a stick used to play billiards, snooker, pool, etc)
  5. (Mexico, food) taco
  6. (Chile) traffic jam
  7. (Spain) a curse word, a swear word, a profanity, a slur
  8. (Spain, colloquial) a load, a lot
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See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

taco

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of tacar.

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian tacco

Noun[edit]

taco m (plural tachi)

  1. heel