Lappish

[ lap-ish ]
/ ˈlæp ɪʃ /
Offensive.

noun

adjective

Also Lap·pic [lap-ik]. /ˈlæp ɪk/. of, relating to, or characteristic of Lapland or the Sami.

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Origin of Lappish

First recorded in 1870–75; Lapp + -ish1

usage note for Lappish

See Lapp.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lappish

Lappish
/ (ˈlæpɪʃ) /

adjective

of or relating to the Lapps, a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, or their language

noun

the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
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