What does Portuguese mean?

Definitions for Portuguese
ˌpɔr tʃəˈgiz, -ˈgis, ˌpoʊr-Por·tuguese

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Portuguesenoun

    the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

  2. Portugueseadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal

  3. Portuguese, Lusitanianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language

    "Portuguese wines"

Wiktionary

  1. Portuguesenoun

    A person native to, or living in, Portugal.

  2. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the region of Portugal.

  3. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the people of Portugal or their culture.

  4. Portugueseadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Portuguese language.

  5. Portuguesenoun

    A Romance language originating in Portugal, and now the official language of , , , , , , and .

  6. Etymology: From português.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Portugueseadjective

    of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants

  2. Portuguese

    a native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. portugais, Sp. portugues, Pg. portuguez.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Portuguese

    pōr′tū-gēz, adj. of or pertaining to Portugal or to its inhabitants.—n. the people, a single inhabitant, or the language of Portugal.—Portuguese man-of-war, a species of Physalia.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. portuguese

    A gold coin, value £1, 16s., called also moiadobras.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Portuguese in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Portuguese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Portuguese in a Sentence

  1. Jane Foley:

    Political risk is potentially the new factor for 2015 and not just with Greece ... the risk could be extended as we go into Spanish and Portuguese elections too.

  2. Captain Cook:

    The Namibian government – every single coin, that is the normal procedure when a ship is found on a beach. The only exception is when it is a ship of state – then the country under whose flag the ship was sailing gets it and all its contents. And in this case the ship belonged to the King of Portugal, making it a ship of state – with the ship and its entire contents belonging to Portugal. The Portuguese government, however, very generously waived that right, allowing Namibia to keep the lot.

  3. Ambreen Sadiq:

    I got bullied quite a lot growing up, my dad's Pakistani and my mum's Portuguese, i got stick from both sides, from white and black people. I felt like I wasn't accepted. I used to move schools so many times just to feel accepted.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas:

    I think the Portuguese will have very good sense in who The Socialists choose on Oct. 4 and The Socialists will avoid any kind of risk of returning to the causes and consequences of what happened in 2011, no society goes through what the Portuguese went through without learning its due lessons and consequences. The Socialists had a serious budget deficit and debt problem in 2011.

  5. Wolfgang Georg Arlt:

    I don't think that these football players plan to spend the rest of their life in China, if Wolfgang Georg Arlt earn $ 25 million playing football for three years in China, then maybe Wolfgang Georg Arlt'll be happy to say goodbye to a million to get a Canadian or Portuguese passport.

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    (of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
    • A. soft-witted
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    • C. arbitrary
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