Definitions for Spanish
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Spanish.
the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
Spanish, Spanish peopleadjective
the people of Spain
of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain
People of Spain, collectively.
People of Hispanic origin.
Of or pertaining to Spain.
Of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain.
Of or pertaining to the Spanish language.
A Romance language primarily spoken in Spain and in the Americas.
To subject to spanishing, a printing process in which an ink is deposited on the bottoms and sides of depressions formed in a plastic material
Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.
Spanish refers to anything related to Spain, particularly its language and culture. It is a Romance language with approximately 460 million people speaking it as their first language, making it the second most spoken language in terms of native speakers. Spanish is the official language in Spain and most countries in Central and South America. Spanish also signifies the people of Spain or Spanish-speaking countries.
of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards
the language of Spain
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
span′ish, adj. of or pertaining to Spain.—n. the language of Spain.—n. Span′iard, a native or citizen of Spain.—Spanish bayonet, any one of several species of yucca with straight sword-shaped leaves; Spanish broom, a hardy deciduous Mediterranean shrub with showy yellow fragrant flowers; Spanish chalk, a variety of talc; Spanish cress, a species of peppergrass; Spanish fly, a blister-beetle, a cantharid possessing a strong blistering principle, cantharidine: a preparation of cantharides used as a vesicant; Spanish fowl, a breed of the domestic hen—also White-faced black Spanish; Spanish grass, esparto; Spanish juice, extract of liquorice-root; Spanish Main, a name given to the north coast of South America from the Orinoco to Darien, and to the shores of the former Central American provinces of Spain contiguous to the Caribbean Sea—the name is often popularly applied to the Caribbean Sea itself: Spanish sheep, a merino; Spanish soap, Castile soap.—Walk Spanish, to be compelled to walk on tiptoe through being lifted up by the collar and the seat of the trousers—hence to proceed or act under compulsion.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Spanish is ranked #150452 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Spanish surname appeared 109 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Spanish.
60.5% or 66 total occurrences were White.
23.8% or 26 total occurrences were Black.
11% or 12 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Spanish' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2934
Rank popularity for the word 'Spanish' in Adjectives Frequency: #401
The numerical value of Spanish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Spanish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
There are more of us Catalan Spaniards than separatists. It's important that people see that not everyone is in favor of independence, i am Spanish, Spanish, Spanish.
It shows something that is not widely known but is partially studied, that The Spanish were not only present in the Caribbean region, and in Mexico and in South America, but also exploring their options much farther north on the east coast of the US in the mid-Atlantic region, we have some evidence of Spanish presence, Spanish expeditions inland in the Carolinas.
When you take the "Christ" out of "Christmas" it just reads "Mas" which is Spanish for "more." Seems Americans want mas, mas, mas. When is more ever enough without Christ? More Christ!
Spanish NGO, Spanish ship, Spanish port: The coherence and strength of Italy has paid off. We are no longer the refugee camp of Europe.
America, meaning mostly the United States, is not an easy concept to comprehend. It may be appropriate that it was discovered by a Genoese sailor, in the service of the Spanish crown, looking for some place else and that, for the next half-century, it was treated as a geological impediment to be gotten through or around in order to reach some far more profitable other side.
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Translations for Spanish
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