or fil·i·pi·na

[ fil-uh-pee-nuh ]

  1. of or relating to female inhabitants of the Philippines or to women or girls of Philippine origin or descent; Philippine: Don’t ever back-talk a Filipina mom!

  1. a female inhabitant of the Philippines or a woman or girl of Philippine origin or descent.

Origin of Filipina

First recorded in 1895–1900; from Spanish: feminine of Filipino

Words Nearby Filipina Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Filipina in a sentence

  • Both the said organizers and the others who composed the first Supreme Council, belonged to the «Liga Filipina».

    The Katipunan | J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)
  • He denied knowledge of the “Liga Filipina” stating that not only did he not found it, but that he was not aware of its existence.

    The Katipunan | J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)
  • The second edition is known as the Biblia Regia or Filipina.

  • After everybody had been served with sweets, a young Filipina was led to the piano.

    A Woman's Impression of the Philippines | Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee