Quebecois

noun
Que·​be·​cois | \ ˌkā-bə-ˈkwä How to pronounce Quebecois (audio) , -ˌbe- \
variants: or Québécois or Québecois
plural Quebecois\ ˌkā-​bə-​ˈkwä(z) How to pronounce Quebecois (audio) , -​ˌbe-​ \ or Québécois or Québecois

Definition of Quebecois

: a native or inhabitant of Quebec specifically : a French-speaking native or inhabitant of Quebec

Other Words from Quebecois

Quebecois or Québécois or Québecois adjective

First Known Use of Quebecois

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Quebecois

French québecois, québécois, from Québec Quebec

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“Quebecois.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quebecois. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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