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Definition of the noun korean

What does korean mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Koreans

  1. a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: Asian / Asiatic = a native or inhabitant of Asia
    • more specific terms:
  2. the Altaic language spoken by Koreans

Alternative definition of the noun korean


  1. Designation given to the indigenous or naturalized people occupying the Korean Peninsula on the Asian continent, in either North Korea or South Korea.

Definition of the adjective korean

What does korean mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more korean / most korean

  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Korea or its people or language

Alternative definition of the adjective korean


  1. of or relating to the Asian Peninsula comprising North Korea and South Korea.
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