Mexican


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Mex·i·can

 (mĕk′sĭ-kən)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Mexico.
2. A person of Mexican ancestry.
adj.
Of or relating to Mexico or its people, language, or culture.

Mexican

(ˈmɛksɪkən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Mexico

Mex•i•can

(ˈmɛk sɪ kən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Mexico.
2. (formerly) Nahuatl.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Mexico or its people.
[1595–1605; < Sp mexicano. See Mexico, -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mexican - a native or inhabitant of MexicoMexican - a native or inhabitant of Mexico  
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Central American - a native or inhabitant of Central America
Chicano - a person of Mexican descent
greaser, taco, wetback - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent
Mexican-American, Mexicano - a Mexican (or person of Mexican descent) living in the United States
Adj.1.Mexican - of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitantsMexican - of or relating to Mexico or its inhabitants; "Mexican food is hot"
Translations
mexickýMexičan
mexicanermexicansk
meksikolainen
meksičkiMeksikanac
メキシコのメキシコ人
멕시코 사람멕시코의
mexikanmexikansk
เกี่ยวกับเม็กซิกันชาวเม็กซิกัน
người Mexicothuộc nước/người/tiếng Mexico

Mexican

[ˈmeksɪkən]
A. ADJ & Nmejicano/a m/f, mexicano/a m/f (LAm)
B. CPD Mexican wave N (Brit) → ola f (mejicana or (LAm) mexicana)

Mexican

[ˈmɛksɪkən]
adjmexicain(e)
nMexicain(e) m/fMexican wave nhola f

Mexican

adjmexikanisch
nMexikaner(in) m(f)

Mexican

[ˈmɛksɪkn] adj & nmessicano/a

Mexican

مَكْسِيكِيّ Mexičan, mexický mexicaner, mexicansk Mexikaner, mexikanisch μεξικανικός, Μεξικανός mexicano meksikolainen mexicain meksički, Meksikanac messicano メキシコの, メキシコ人 멕시코 사람, 멕시코의 Mexicaan, Mexicaans meksikaner, meksikansk Meksykanin, meksykański mexicano мексиканец, мексиканский mexikan, mexikansk เกี่ยวกับเม็กซิกัน, ชาวเม็กซิกัน Meksika, Meksikalı người Mexico, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Mexico 墨西哥人, 墨西哥的
References in classic literature ?
The lady in black had once received a pair of prayer-beads of curious workmanship from Mexico, with very special indulgence attached to them, but she had never been able to ascertain whether the indulgence extended outside the Mexican border.
She watched her dazed escort, still speechless from the spectacle of the fastidious Miss Carr tete-a-tete with a common Mexican vaquero, gallop off in the direction of the canyon, and then turned to George.
Witness the present Mexican war, the work of comparatively a few individuals using the standing government as their tool; for in the outset, the people would not have consented to this measure.
You speak my dialect like a native, but you are not a Mexican Plug, you are a gentleman, I can see that; and educated, of course.
Gardner was engaged that spring in building two large man-of-war brigs, professedly for the Mexican government.
It was just at sundown when we cast anchor in a most beautiful land-locked gulf, and were immediately surrounded by shore boats full of Negroes and Mexican Indians and half-bloods selling fruits and vegetables and offering to dive for bits of money.
In this same year Henry Clay delivered his memorable speech on the Mexican War, at Lexington, Kentucky, and it was telegraphed to The New York Herald at a cost of five hundred dollars, thus breaking all previous records for news-gathering enterprise.
but our lady is lighter than a lanner, and might teach the cleverest Cordovan or Mexican how to mount; she cleared the back of the saddle in one jump, and without spurs she is making the hackney go like a zebra; and her damsels are no way behind her, for they all fly like the wind;" which was the truth, for as soon as they saw Dulcinea mounted, they pushed on after her, and sped away without looking back, for more than half a league.
In another place was a vast array of idols--Polynesian, Mexican, Grecian, Phoenician, every country on earth I should think.
I lost a battle in Spain, I have been defeated in Trieste, but my naval army in India will have taken some galleons, and my Mexican pioneers will have discovered some mine.
More recently he had expended a legacy of a thousand or two of dollars in purchasing Mexican scrip, and thereby became the proprietor of a province; which, however, so far as Peter could find out, was situated where he might have had an empire for the same money,--in the clouds.
Up the course of this branch, as Captain Bonneville was well aware, lay the route to the Camanche and Kioway Indians, and to the northern Mexican settlements; of the other branch he knew nothing.