- A group of Dutch dialects spoken in the southwestern Netherlands, northwest Belgium, and parts of northern France.
- (used with a pl. verb) The Flemings.
Origin of FlemishMiddle English, probably from Middle Dutch Vlaemisch.
(third-person singular simple present flemishes, present participle flemishing, simple past and past participle flemished)
(comparative more Flemish, superlative most Flemish)
- Of or relating to Flanders, either as the historical county of Flanders (the current provinces of West Flanders and East Flanders in Belgium, Zeelandic Flanders in the Netherlands and French Flanders); or as the Dutch-speaking region of Belgium.
- Of or relating to the Flemish variety of the Dutch language.