tribespeople

plural noun
tribes·peo·ple | \ ˈtrībz-ˌpē-pəl \

Definition of tribespeople 

: members of a tribe

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Few of his tribespeople believe that that accounts for all the money. Sean Flynn, Smithsonian, "The Reckoning," 23 Feb. 2018 Dug is a cipher of a hero who’s constantly upstaged by his fellow tribespeople, who in turn get upstaged by a sentient warthog named Hognob. Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader, "Film / Sports Early Man is an unexpected dud from the creators of Wallace and Gromit," 21 Feb. 2018 Some tribespeople are often found to be in cahoots with drug smugglers and cartels to stash or traffic drugs. CBS News, "The Wall - A Nation Divided," 29 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of tribespeople

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tribespeople was in 1888

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tribespeople

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tribespeople

: members of a tribe

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