pidginize(redirected from pidginise)
A simplified form of speech that is usually a mixture of two or more languages, has a rudimentary grammar and vocabulary, is used for communication between groups speaking different languages, and is not spoken as a first or native language. Also called contact language.
[From Pidgin English.]
1. (Linguistics) to create a pidgin version of (a language)
2. (Linguistics) to create a pidgin version of (a language)