noun pl. Congolese Congolese
- Of or relating to either the Republic of the Congo or the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) or to their peoples, languages, or cultures.
- Of or relating to the region surrounding the Congo River or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
A native or inhabitant of the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or the area surrounding the Congo River.
Origin: French congolais
Origin: , from Congo, Congo (probably on the model of angolais, Angolan)