Flemish

adjective
Flem·​ish | \ ˈfle-mish How to pronounce Flemish (audio) \

Definition of Flemish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Flanders or the Flemings or their language

Flemish

noun

Definition of Flemish (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the Germanic language of the Flemings that is made up of dialects of Dutch
2 plural in construction : flemings

First Known Use of Flemish

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Flemish was in the 14th century

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“Flemish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flemish. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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Flemish

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Flemish

: the Germanic language that is spoken by people in northern Belgium and that is now officially called Dutch

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