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Bhutanese

[boot-n-eez, -ees]
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noun, plural Bhu·tan·ese.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Bhutan.
  2. the Tibetan language as spoken in Bhutan.
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Bhutan, its inhabitants, or their language.

Origin of Bhutanese

First recorded in 1805–15; Bhutan + -ese
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Examples from the Web for bhutanese

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Historical Examples

  • The Bhutanese women are the ugliest specimens of femininity I have ever seen.

  • They were officially styled the Bhutan Agent and the Bhutanese interpreter.

  • These were for the most part Bhutanese, but there were several Chinese among them.

    The Jungle Girl</p>

    Gordon Casserly

  • The Bhutanese are badly armed; but they are fanatically brave.

    The Elephant God

    Gordon Casserly

  • "It seems a very small and weak place to have stopped our invading troops in the war," he said in Bhutanese.

    The Jungle Girl</p>

    Gordon Casserly


British Dictionary definitions for bhutanese

Bhutanese

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Bhutan
adjective
  1. of or relating to Bhutan or its inhabitants
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