Meaning of pincho in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpiːn(t)ʃəʊ/


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    (also pintxo)
    (in Spanish and Basque cooking) a small savoury snack served with drinks at a bar, typically consisting of a piece of bread or pastry with a topping held in place by a toothpick.

    ‘we adored the concept of freshly made pinchos laid out on the bar for us to take our pick’
    • ‘it is up to you to keep tabs of how many pinchos you've eaten’
    1. 1.1(in Spanish and Latin American cooking) a small serving of roasted or grilled pieces of meat served on a skewer.
      ‘the snack bar had some typical Puerto Rican food like plaintain chips and pinchos’
      • ‘the chicken pincho was delicious’


Spanish, ‘skewer’.