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A confrontation between several enemy's risking & willing to inflict damage towards each other in-order to resolve an issue. Guns are drawn and ready, neither side wants to participate in shooting but is willing if the opponent decides to fire their weapon first.
Nazi "Hear that?"
Nazi "That was the sound of my Walther pistol."
Basterd #1 "That makes two of us."
Basterd #1 "I've had a gun pointed at you since you've sat."
Nazi "Looks like we have a Mexican Standoff in our hands."
Basterd #2 "Say auf Wiedersehen to your Nazi balls!"
Boom! Boom! Boom!
by Strong Chuy February 13, 2010
When everyone is waiting for everyone else to make a move.
Two or more drivers approach a 4 way stop, each waiting for the other to go through is a Mexican Standoff.
by wiseman11 November 07, 2008
When two males, both naked, stand on the left and right of one female who is on her knees in the middle of the two males. She then proceeds to jerk them off. The first male to ejaculate is thus proclaimed the winner of the stand-off.
Dude, I totally beat your ass in that Mexican Stand-Off last night.
by MattieFootball66 June 28, 2011
When there are too many guys at a party and only a few females to go around. None of the men want to leave because each thinks he will be the one to get lucky.
Dude, this party's a sausage-fest. Let's leave, it's looking like a Mexican Standoff.
by Salvy Blaze March 16, 2011
Do not expect to get the same result from those of Mexicans portrayed in Hollywood movies.
Mexican standoff involves two individuals that are not able to come a resolution but neighter wants to compromise.
by Steel-rain December 12, 2010
Whichever incredibly talented sportsman happens to be playing at number 10 for Mexico's Rugby Union Team. Also sometimes called a Mexican Fly-half or a Mexican Outside-half.
If Rodrigo keeps working on his kicking he could one day be a Mexican Stand-off!

Luis- I saw a great Mexican Stand-off on the TV yesterday.
Carlos - Really? Were you watching a Spaghetti Western or something?
Luis - No, I watching Mexico v Guatemala Rugby on pay per view...

Jonny Wilkinson is a great rugby player but even he doesn't have the one quality required to be a Mexican Stand-off. He isn't Mexican.
by Rxmcgree May 02, 2010
A situation in which several people all have guns (or, occasionally, other projectile weapons) pointed at each other's heads.

The origins of the 'Mexican' part is unknown
Do we really need the Mexican standoff scene?
by Darth Ridley September 21, 2006