What does siamese mean?

Definitions for siameseˌsaɪ əˈmiz, -ˈmis

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word siamese.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thai, Siamese, Central Thai(noun)

    a branch of the Tai languages

  2. Thai, Tai, Siamese(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Thailand

  3. siamese, siamese connection(noun)

    an inlet with two or more couplings to which a hose can be attached so that fire engines can pump water into the sprinkler system of a building

  4. Siamese cat, Siamese(adj)

    a slender short-haired blue-eyed breed of cat having a pale coat with dark ears paws face and tail tip

  5. Thai, Tai, Siamese(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people

    "Siamese kings"; "different Thai tribes live in the north"

  6. Thai, Tai, Siamese(adj)

    of or relating to the languages of the Thai people

    "Thai tones"

  7. Thai, Tai, Siamese(adj)

    of or relating to Thailand

    "the Thai border with Laos"


  1. Siamese(Noun)

    The Siamese cat

  2. Siamese(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to Siam; Thai

  3. Siamese(Adjective)

    Of a connection of tubes or hoses shaped like a letter Y.

  4. Siamese(ProperNoun)

    The Thai language

Webster Dictionary

  1. Siamese(adj)

    of or pertaining to Siam, its native people, or their language

  2. Siamese

    a native or inhabitant of Siam; pl., the people of Siam

  3. Siamese

    the language of the Siamese


  1. Siamese

    The Siamese is one of the first distinctly recognized breeds of Oriental cat. The breed originated in Thailand, where they are one of several native breeds and are called Wichian Mat. In the 20th century the Siamese cat became one of the most popular breeds in Europe and North America.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Siamese

    sī-am-ēz′, adj. pertaining or belonging to Siam, a country of Asia.—n. a native of Siam.—Siamese twins, two famous Siamese men (1811-74), joined from their birth by a cartilaginous band.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of siamese in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of siamese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexei Malashenko:

    They are like Siamese twins: Kadyrov will certainly not survive without Putin, and it would be difficult for Putin to do without Kadyrov.

  2. Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt, p. 215:

    There is a particular disdain with which Siamese cats regard you. Anyone who has walked in on the Queen cleaning her teeth will be familiar with the feeling.

  3. Moshe Ya'alon:

    Can you imagine a viable Palestinian entity, economic wise? What about infrastructure, electricity, water? they are connected to us like a Siamese twin, so the whole idea of full separation is not viable.

  4. Henry Miller:

    Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

  5. Bill Gross:

    They should, but their September meeting language must be so careful, that 'one and done' represents an increasing possibility - at least for the next six months, the Fed is beginning to recognize that 6 years of zero bound interest rates have negative influences on the real economy - it destroys historical business models essential to capitalism such as pension funds, insurance companies, and the willingness to save money itself. If savings wither then so too does its Siamese Twin - investment - and with it, long-term productivity, the decline of which we have seen not just in the U.S. but worldwide.

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