Mariachi Definition

märē-ächē
mariachis
noun

A member of a strolling band of musicians in Mexico, or any similar band elsewhere, typically playing violins, guitars, and trumpets and dressed in traditional charro garb.

Webster's New World
Such a band.
Webster's New World
Their music.
Webster's New World
A member of such a group.
Wiktionary
adjective
Of or having to do with these musicians, their music, etc.
Webster's New World
Of or pertaining to a traditional form of Mexican music, either sung or purely instrumental.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Mariachi

Noun

Singular:
mariachi
Plural:
mariachis

Origin of Mariachi

  • Borrowing from Spanish mariachi, from French mariage (“marriage").

    From Wiktionary

  • Mexican Spanish perhaps from an indigenous language of Mexico

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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