Definition of Spanglish in English:


Pronunciation /ˈspaNGɡliSH/ /ˈspæŋɡlɪʃ/

Translate Spanglish into Spanish


  • A hybrid language combining words and idioms from both Spanish and English, especially Spanish speech that uses many English words and expressions.

    ‘Martinez switched back and forth from English to Spanish to Spanglish’
    • ‘These people have put down their roots in America, and they're talking to each other all day, every day, in a mixture of Spanish and English called Spanglish.’
    • ‘She normally only spoke English or Spanglish, never full Spanish.’
    • ‘Spanish purists are lamenting the rise of Spanglish.’