Definitions for Ethnicˈɛθ nɪk

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  1. ethnic(adj)

    a person who is a member of an ethnic group

  2. cultural, ethnic, ethnical(adj)

    denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people

    "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food"

  3. heathen, heathenish, pagan, ethnic(adj)

    not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

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  1. Ethnic(n.)

    a member of an ethnic group.

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  1. ethnic(Noun)

    An ethnic person, notably said when a foreigner or member of an immigrant community

  2. ethnic(Noun)

    An ethnic minority

  3. ethnic(Noun)

    A heathen, a pagan

  4. ethnic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a group of people having common racial, national, religious or cultural origins.

    There are many ethnic Indonesians in the Netherlands

  5. ethnic(Adjective)

    Belonging to a foreign culture.

    I like to eat ethnic food

  6. ethnic(Adjective)

    Heathen, not Judeo-Christian.

  7. Origin: From ethnique, from ethnicus ("pagan", "heathen"), from ἐθνικός, from ἔθνος.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(2.00 / 1 vote)

  1. Ethnic(adj)

    alt. of Ethnical

  2. Ethnic(noun)

    a heathen; a pagan

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ethnic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3961

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ethnic' in Adjectives Frequency: #533

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