Meaning of antojito in English:

antojito

Pronunciation /ˌantəʊˈhiːtəʊ/

noun

US
  • Usually in plural. In Mexican cuisine: a small dish served as an appetizer or as part of a main meal, or as a snack (often as street food).

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Mexican Magazine. From Mexican Spanish antojito from Spanish antojo strong desire for something (13th century; from post-classical Latin ante oculum before one's eyes from classical Latin ante before + oculum, accusative of oculus eye) + -ito, diminutive suffix.