Definition of Portuguese
1a : a native or inhabitant of Portugalb : 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: 1534See Words from the same year
PORTUGUESE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Portuguese for English Language Learners
: the language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
the Portuguese : the people of Portugal : Portuguese people
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