Definition of Filipino

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of the Philippines.

Group relationships: Philippines, Republic Of The Philippines
Generic synonyms: Aboriginal, Aborigine, Indigen, Indigene, Native
Specialized synonyms: Moro, Tagalog, Bisayan, Visayan

2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs. "Our Filipino cook"
Exact synonyms: Philippine
Partainyms: Philippines, Philippines
Derivative terms: Philippine

3. Noun. Official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages.
Exact synonyms: Philippine
Generic synonyms: Western Malayo-polynesian
Specialized synonyms: Tagalog, Cebuan, Cebuano
Derivative terms: Philippine

Definition of Filipino

1. n. A native of the Philippine Islands, specif. one of Spanish descent or of mixed blood.

Definition of Filipino

1. Proper noun. A Philippine language used in the Philippines, based on Tagalog, also known as Manileño. ¹

2. Noun. A native or inhabitant of the Philippines. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people. ¹

4. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Tagalog, the language of the Philippines. ¹

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Filipino Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filipino

Filatov's disease
Filatov's operation
Filatov's spots
Filatov-Gillies flap
Filatov-Gillies tubed pedicle
Filatov Dukes' disease
Filatov flap
File Transfer Protocol
Filippino Lippi
Filippo Brunelleschi
Finagle's law
Final Four
Final Fours

Literary usage of Filipino

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Indians Rights Association (1904)
"It is rather a surprise to me that we had so many filipino students in this country that we have a superintendent of them. We are now to hear from Mr. ..."

2. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1904)
"If the actual inner throbbings of the filipino heart are desired, go to the teacher who, a college graduate, has lived for months in some lone post where ..."

3. The Philippines by Charles Burke Elliott (1917)
"THE PHILIPPINES CHAPTER I The New Civil Government Some Generalities—Transfer of the Executive Authority—The Inauguration of a Civil Governor—New filipino ..."

4. The Philippines: A Record of Personal Observations and Experiences by Albert Gardner Robinson (1901)
"filipino GOVERNMENT filipino self-government in operation—Conflicting reports— Journey of two American naval officers—A tribute ..."

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