Spanish Definition

spănĭsh
adjective
Of Spain or its people, language, or culture.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the Spanish language.
American Heritage
noun
The Romance language spoken in Spain and Spanish America.
Webster's New World
The people of Spain.
American Heritage

(US, collective in the plural) People of Hispanic origin.

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Synonyms:
Spanish peopleIberian dialectsmexicanlatin-american-spanishel Español (Spanish)Modern Spanishold-spanishhispaniccastilian
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pronoun

A Romance language primarily spoken in Spain and in the Americas.

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verb
(printing) 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.
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Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Spanish

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Origin of Spanish

  • Alteration (influenced by Latin Hispānia Spain) of Middle English Spainish from Spaine Spain from Old French Espaigne Spaniard

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

    From Wiktionary

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