[ fil-uh-pee-neks, ‐pingks ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈpi nɛks, ‐ˈpɪŋks /
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of or relating to people of Philippine origin or descent, especially those living in the United States (used in place of the masculine form Filipino or the feminine form Filipina): a Filipinx singer-songwriter.
noun, plural Fil·i·pi·nxs [fil-uh-pee-nek-siz], /ˌfɪl əˈpi nɛk sɪz/, (especially collectively) Fil·i·pi·nx.
Sometimes Offensive. a person of Philippine origin or descent, especially one living in the United States (used in place of the masculine form Filipino or the feminine form Filipina).
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Also Informal, Pinxy.
Origin of Filipinx
usage note for Filipinx
Use as a noun in reference to a person (e.g., “a Filipinx”) is sometimes considered offensive.
historical usage of Filipinx
Words nearby Filipinx
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