\ ˈchek How to pronounce Czech (audio) \

Definition of Czech

1 : a native or inhabitant of western Czechoslovakia (Bohemia or Moravia) or the Czech Republic
2 : the Slavic language of the Czechs
3 : a native or inhabitant of Czechoslovakia

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Other Words from Czech

Czech adjective
Czechish \ ˈche-​kish How to pronounce Czechish (audio) \ adjective

Examples of Czech in a Sentence

the customs of the Czechs He learned to speak Czech.

First Known Use of Czech

1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Czech

Czech Čech

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The first known use of Czech was in 1841

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Cite this Entry

“Czech.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of Czech

: a person born, raised, or living in Czechoslovakia or the Czech Republic
: the Slavic language of the Czechs

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