Simple Definition of Portuguese
: the language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
the Portuguese : the people of Portugal : Portuguese people
Full Definition of Portugueseplural
1 a : a native or inhabitant of Portugal b : one who is of Portuguese descent
2 : the Romance language of Portugal and Brazil
Examples of portuguese in a sentence
She is teaching her son Portuguese.
the customs of the Portuguese
Origin and Etymology of portuguese
Portuguese português, adjective & noun, from Portugal
First Known Use: 1534
Rhymes with portuguese
Ambonese, Androcles, Annamese, antifreeze, Assamese, Balinese, Bengalese, Bhutanese, Bolognese, Brooklynese, Cantonese, Cervantes, Ceylonese, Chersonese, Congolese, cottage cheese, diocese, expertise, Faeroese, federalese, fifth disease, Genovese, gourmandise, Hebrides, Heracles, Hercules, Hyades, ill at ease, in a breeze, Japanese, Javanese, Johnsonese, journalese, Kanarese, legalese, litotes, manganese, Milanese, Nepalese, Nipponese, overseas, Pekingese, Pericles, Pleiades, Pyrenees, shoot the breeze, Siamese, Sienese, Silures, Sinhalese, Socrates, Sophocles, Sporades, to one's knees
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