Portuguese

 /ˌpɔːtjʊˈgiːz/

For the noun: Portuguese
Plural form: Portuguese

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
Por•tu•guese /ˌpɔrtʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, pɔrtʃəˌgiz, -ˌgis/USA pronunciation adj., n., pl.  -guese.
adj. 
  • of or relating to Portugal.
    1. of or relating to the language spoken in Portugal.

    n. 
    1. [countable] a person born or living in Portugal.
    2. [uncountable] the language spoken in Portugal.


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    Portuguese /ˌpɔːtjʊˈɡiːz/ n
    1. the official language of Portugal, its overseas territories, and Brazil: the native language of approximately 110 million people. It belongs to the Romance group of the Indo-European family and is derived from the Galician dialect of Vulgar Latin
    2. ( pl -guese) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Portugal
    adj
    1. relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Portugal, its inhabitants, or their language



    'Portuguese' also found in these entries:
    In the English description:

    Download free Android and iPhone apps

    Android AppiPhone App
    Report an inappropriate ad.