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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Cornmeal dough rolled with ground meat or beans, wrapped in corn husks and steamed.

Usage examples (31)
  • He ate the delicious tamale with great gusto.
  • The tamale was the best I have ever had, and for the first time ever, I did not have to ask for spicy salsa for my nachos.
  • The staples on the combo plate fell short of expectations; the tamale was a tad dry, and the enchilada could've used more cheese.
  • The "tamale" in this game is a knotted handkerchief. for more
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