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.
Rival trapping parties Manoeuvring A desperate game Vanderburgh and the Blackfeet Deserted camp fire A dark defile An Indian ambush A fierce melee Fatal consequences Fitzpatrick and Bridger Trappers precautions Meeting with the Blackfeet More fighting Anecdote of a young Mexican and an Indian girl.
Carr, and just because he don't want to distress that intelligent gentleman by letting him see he's dead broke--for him to go and demean himself and Devil's Ford by rushing away and hiring out as a Mexican vaquero on Mexican wages?
Once in every decade there shall be a general settlement, when the balance due shall be paid to the creditor nation in Mexican dollars.
A Mexican with a knife, miss," he answered, moistening his parched lips and clearing hip throat.
You know that little, wrinkly Mexican that sells wire puzzles?
He was their "little mystery," their "big patriot," and in his way he worked as hard for the coming Mexican Revolution as did they.
asked a squat and hairy man, with cruel eyes and Mexican features.
There were friends who seemed to be always coming and going across the Channel, on errands about the Bourse, and Greek and Spanish and India and Mexican and par and premium and discount and three quarters and seven eighths.
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.
Their only possessions were horses, which they caught on the prairies, or reared, or captured on predatory incursions into the Mexican territories, as has already been mentioned.
While I was in the full flush of this ardor there came to see our school, one day, a Mexican gentleman who was studying the American system of education; a mild, fat, saffron man, whom I could almost have died to please for Cervantes' and Don Quixote's sake, because I knew he spoke their tongue.