English dictionary

ethnic meaning and definition


Definition of ethnic (noun)

  1. a person who is a member of an ethnic group

ETHNIC adjective

Definition of ethnic (adjective)

  1. denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people
    • "influenced by ethnic and cultural ties"- J.F.Kennedy; "ethnic food"
    • synonyms: cultural, ethnical
  2. not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam
Source: Princeton University Wordnet