What does Filipino mean?

Definitions for Filipino
ˌfɪl əˈpi noʊfil·ipino

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Filipino.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Filipinonoun

    a native or inhabitant of the Philippines

  2. Philippine, Filipinoadjective

    official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages

  3. Filipino, Philippineadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs

    "the Philippine President"; "our Filipino cook"


  1. Filipinonoun

    A native or inhabitant of the Philippines.

  2. Filipinoadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Philippines or its people.

  3. Filipinoadjective

    Of or pertaining to Tagalog, the language of the Philippines.

  4. Filipinonoun

    A Philippine language used in the Philippines, based on Tagalog.

  5. Etymology: From Filipinas; from Felipe, attributed to the King of Spain.


  1. filipino

    A Filipino is a person who is native or primarily identifies with the Philippines, a country in Southeast Asia. This includes citizens of the Philippines residing in the country or abroad, regardless of ethnicity, heritage or cultural background. The term "Filipino" also refers to the national language of the Philippines, which is based on Tagalog.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Filipino in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Filipino in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Filipino in a Sentence

  1. Peter Dinklage:

    Until you sit down with the brother of the man who you’re playing, who is not Filipino, who’s French, and have a laugh about how crazy the world is in assuming because of how someone looks, they judge of what they must be, and here we are making a movie all about judging how you look, but people who thought they were doing the right thing were doing the exact same thing. We had a few laughs about that.

  2. Denise Fulgencio:

    Are you even Filipino if you don't have these babies at thanksgiving? we normally eat a huge array of food.

  3. General Douglas MacArthur:

    Give me ten thousand Filipino soldiers and I will conquer the world.

  4. Adrian Calabano:

    I’ve heard some complaints from my other Filipino teachers, I mean, from my friends, that some American teachers, they think we’re incompetent, especially in speaking English, for some parents, I’ve heard some of my friends, they told me that some parents are hard to deal with. I ’m not sure if it’s because of their kids or if it relates to our country.

  5. Antonio Carpio:

    The Filipino people must send a strong signal to China that any new 'gray zone' offensive of ramming Filipino fishing vessels ...will mean a break of diplomatic ties.

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