Pronounced "fah HEE tah", it literally means "little bundle" in Spanish.
In southern Arizona, the word meant only "skirt steak" (near the rump on cattle) until around 1980.
The invasive use of the word (to mean "taquito
") by mass marketing
cuisine by Taco Bell
and Tex-Mex chain restaurant
s such as Chipotle has pretty much obscured the original local meaning except when making purchases at the butcher.
We bought two pounds of fajita at the butcher and chopped it up to make carne machaca
mispronunciation of fajita (pr. fa-hee-ta), a mexican dish composed of veggies and meat pan-fried and wrapped up in a tortilla
mispronunciation sounds like vagina, so when said sounds rather dirty
i'd like 1000 chicken fa-ji-tas
A new york taco of such vigour and so little warning that the regurgitate is spewed entirely into the lucky lady rather than being splattered messily all over her box
Jane: "Herbert is such a cunt knuckle, yesterday he was so drunk i ended up having to clear up his fajitas for hours... Not only have i broken my douche, i'm still finding carrots"
Meat which is server after marinading overnight
A woman who tries to turn men's heads, typically in a club or restaurant, and who looks attractive from a distance, but is nothing special when seen up close.
She looked hot, but when she walked by me I realized she was just a "fajita."
One cut of meat from the "Plate" part of the cow. Often called carne asada. Never from any animal besides the cow.
I bought some fajita, grilled it and ate it in a tortilla