noun, plural na·chos. Mexican Cookery.
- a snack or appetizer consisting of a small piece of tortilla topped with cheese, hot peppers, etc., and broiled.
noun plural nachos
- Mexican cookery a snack consisting of a piece of tortilla topped with cheese, hot peppers, etc, and grilled
n.according to “The Dallas Morning News” [Oct. 22, 1995] and other sources, named for restaurant cook Ignacio Anaya, who invented the dish in the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras in 1943.