Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Orient.

Part of speech: noun

An inhabitant of Asia.

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Usage examples "oriental":

  1. The room was as Oriental as any carefully secluded chamber in the city below. - "What Dreams May Come", Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton.
  2. They were Oriental, like Zubeydeh's, like those of the man at the door below, alien, hostile and cruel. - "The Secret Witness", George Gibbs.
  3. This is the Oriental in Belasco. - "The Return of Peter Grimm", David Belasco Edited by Montrose J. Moses.