Hungarian

noun
Hun·​gar·​i·​an | \ ˌhəŋ-ˈger-ē-ən How to pronounce Hungarian (audio) \

Definition of Hungarian

1a : a native or inhabitant of Hungary : magyar
b : a person of Hungarian descent
2 : the Finno-Ugric language of the Hungarians

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Hungarian adjective

First Known Use of Hungarian

1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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Hungarian

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Hungarian

: a person born, raised, or living in Hungary
: the language of the Hungarian people

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