filipino

Part of speech: noun

An inhabitant of the Philippine Islands.

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Usage examples "filipino":

  1. The women also accompanied us for some distance, and kept the company in good humor; and when, on the road, a Filipino who had been engaged for the purpose wished to give up carrying a bamboo full of water, and, throwing it away, ran off, an old woman stepped forward in his stead, and dragged the water cheerfully along up to the summit. - "The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes", Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes.
  2. The best friends of the Filipino people and the people themselves are utterly opposed to the admission of Chinese coolie labor. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. A Filipino, we'll say, niver heerd iv th' histhry iv this counthry. - "Observations by Mr. Dooley", Finley Peter Dunne.