taco de ojo

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈta.ko de ˈo.χo/

Etymology[edit]

From taco + ojo; literally, "taco of eye", in the sense of "food or meal for the eye or sight"

Noun[edit]

taco de ojo m ‎(plural tacos de ojo)

  1. (colloquial, idiomatic, Mexico) A good or pleasant sight; a sight for sore eyes
    1. Pues acá echándome un taco de ojo, "So, here I am enjoying (literally, throwing to me, or serving for me) the sight"

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually for one or more attractive persons, rarely for food