[bur-neez, -nees, bur-neez, -nees]


of or relating to Bern or its inhabitants.

noun, plural Ber·nese.

an inhabitant or native of Bern.

Origin of Bernese

First recorded in 1800–10; Bern + -ese Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of bernese

  • Marty was in a drunken haze when his wife Gloria announced she was adopting a Bernese Mountain Dog.

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