Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Quebecois

noun, Que·be·cois \ˌkā-bə-ˈkwä, -ˌbe-\

Definition of Quebecois

plural Quebecois or Québécois or Québecois play \-ˈkwä(z)\

  1. :  a native or inhabitant of Quebec; specifically :  a French-speaking native or inhabitant of Quebec

Quebecois or Québécois or Québecois adjective


Variants of quebecois

or Québécoisplay or Québecois \ˌkā-bə-ˈkwä, -ˌbe-\

Origin of quebecois

French québecois, québécois, from Québec Quebec


First Known Use: 1873


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Quebecois? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!