(noun, adjective)


1. denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people

- influenced by ethnic and cultural ties

- ethnic food

Similar word(s): social, cultural, ethnical

2. not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam

Similar word(s): irreligious, heathen, heathenish, pagan

Sentences with ethnic as an adjective:

- There are many ethnic Indonesians in the Netherlands

- I like to eat ethnic food


1. a person who is a member of an ethnic group

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul