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HISPANIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hispanic mean? 

HISPANIC (noun)
  The noun HISPANIC has 1 sense:

1. an American whose first language is Spanish

  Familiarity information: HISPANIC used as a noun is very rare.


HISPANIC (adjective)
  The adjective HISPANIC has 1 sense:

1. related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture

  Familiarity information: HISPANIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HISPANIC (noun)


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Meaning:

An American whose first language is Spanish

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Hispanic; Hispanic American; Spanish American

Hypernyms ("Hispanic" is a kind of...):

American (a native or inhabitant of the United States)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Hispanic"):

criollo (a Spanish American of pure European stock (usually Spanish))


HISPANIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Hispanic; Latino

Context example:

the Hispanic population of California is growing rapidly

Pertainym:

Hispanic (an American whose first language is Spanish)


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