Dictionary.com

Chinookan

[ shi-nook-uhn, -noo-kuhn, chi- ]
/ ʃɪˈnʊk ən, -ˈnu kən, tʃɪ- /
Save This Word!

noun
a language family comprising only Lower Chinook and Upper Chinook.
adjective
of or relating to the Chinooks or to Chinookan.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of Chinookan

First recorded in 1885–90; Chinook + -an
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Chinookan in a sentence

FEEDBACK