of or relating to inhabitants of the Philippines or to people of Philippine origin or descent; Philippine: Filipino immigrants living and working in Hawaii.
- Also Informal, Pinoy.
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How to use Filipino in a sentence
A suspect also has been arrested in the case of Noel Quintana, the 61-year-old Filipino man whose face was slashed on a New York City subway train while on his way to work earlier this month.‘Nobody came, nobody helped’: Fears of anti-Asian violence rattle the community | Marian Liu, Rachel Hatzipanagos | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
The Philippine Department of Labor and Employment says it’s willing to exempt the Germany and the UK from the 5,000–person annual limit on the number of Filipino healthcare professionals allowed to work abroad.The Philippines is offering to trade nurses for vaccines | Anne Quito | February 24, 2021 | Quartz
This time, with a 57-42 victory over Washington, the first-generation Filipino American from Southern California collected his first win, marking another milestone.Asian Coaches Association advocates for ‘minority of minorities’ in college basketball | Gene Wang | February 9, 2021 | Washington Post
The total Filipino population in the region, which also includes those born in the United States, is around 200,000.Filipino Residents Have Been Hit Hard by COVID – But No One Knows Just How Hard | Maya Srikrishnan | February 1, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
The Filipino Food Movement, a group dedicated to the promotion of Filipino cuisine, held a virtual meeting with the owners to discuss the name and what it represents.
I have a lot more Filipino teenage girls that like me after The Mindy Project.How 'The Mindy Project' Star Adam Pally Became Hollywood's Go-To 'Bro' | Kevin Fallon | August 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Filipino news organization ABS-CBN News dubbed him ‘the Superman of Pants.’
Few will be fooled a second time by a virtual Filipino 10-year-old in a chat room willing to do their sordid bidding for pay.Dutch NGO Stages Sting Of Pedophiles With Virtual Girl | Christopher Dickey | November 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The police arrested Alayban late that evening and found four Filipino servants in the house, who were removed from the condo.The Princess & the Peon: Saudi Royal’s Slave Labor Charges | Eliza Shapiro, Christine Pelisek | July 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Filipino beauty queen went on to win the title, but resigned when her grandfather fell ill six months later.
Adverse critics contended that he unduly protected the Filipino to the prejudice of the white manʼs interest.
If he be a Filipino, he is usually elected by vote of the vice-presidents (ex-mayors) and municipal councillors of the province.
The laudable aim of America to convert the Filipino into an American in action and sentiment will probably never be realized.
In 1904 the position of the “Banco Español-Filipino” (vide p. 258) was officially discussed.
Credit is also due to numerous American and Filipino teachers for the submission of reports and materials used in its preparation.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
British Dictionary definitions for Filipino
plural -nos a native or inhabitant of the Philippines: Also (feminine): Filipina
another name for Tagalog
of or relating to the Philippines or their inhabitants
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