Taiwanese definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of or relating to Taiwan or its peoples, languages, or cultures.noun pl. Taiwanese Taiwanese
- A native or inhabitant of Taiwan.
- The variety of Chinese spoken on Taiwan.
Variant of Taiwan
- island of China, off the SE coast: a Japanese territory (1895-1945)
- political unit consisting of this island, the Pescadores, Quemoy, Matsu, and other small island groups, governed as a separate country since 1949 and officially called the Republic of China: regarded as a province of China by the People's Republic of China: 13,970 sq mi (36,182 sq km); pop. 21,000,000; cap. Taipei