[ in-oo-it, -yoo- ]

noun,plural In·nu·its, (especially collectively) In·nu·it.

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

How to use Innuit in a sentence

  • Here they might learn to imitate the Innuit, living on fish and seals and an occasional obligingly beached whale.

  • The spellings Inuit and Innuit (including an Innuit in one quoted passage) both occur.

  • Touching incidents of Innuit life were constantly passing before Mr. Hall.

    North-Pole Voyages | Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • Mr. Hall made several sledge excursions with his Innuit friends.

    North-Pole Voyages | Zachariah Atwell Mudge
  • It was a mucluc of the Innuit pattern, sewed together with sinew threads, and devoid of beads or furbelows.

    The Faith of Men | Jack London

British Dictionary definitions for Innuit


/ (ˈɪnjuːɪt) /

  1. a variant spelling of Inuit

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