WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
Greek /grik/USA pronunciation adj.
- of or relating to Greece.
- of or relating to the language spoken in Greece.
- [countable] a person born or living in Greece.
- [uncountable] the language spoken in ancient or modern Greece.
- [uncountable] something difficult to understand:This contract is Greek to me.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Greek /ɡriːk/ n
- the official language of Greece, constituting the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
See Late Greek, Medieval Greek
- a native or inhabitant of Greece or a descendant of such a native
- a member of the Greek Orthodox Church
- informal anything incomprehensible (esp in the phrase it's (all) Greek to me)
- Greek meets Greek ⇒ equals meet
Etymology: from Old English Grēcas (plural), or Latin Graecus, from Greek GraikosˈGreekness n
- denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Greece, the Greeks, or the Greek language; Hellenic
- of, relating to, or designating the Greek Orthodox Church
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