[ pee-kuh-neez, -nees; especially for 2-5 also pee-king-eez, -ees ]
/ ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnis; especially for 2-5 also ˌpi kɪŋˈiz, -ˈis /
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noun, plural Pe·king·ese for 1, 4.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Peking.
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Also Pe·kin·ese [pee-kuh-neez, -nees]. /ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnis/.
Words nearby Pekingese
peke, pekepoo, pekin, Peking, Peking duck, Pekingese, Peking man, Peking sauce, pekoe, pelage, Pelagian
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How to use Pekingese in a sentence
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It is called The Pekingese, and is the revised edition for 1914.
I asked him to be more explicit, and he amplified his epigram into: "Pekingese."
Inside was an elderly lady, and in her arms was a russet Pekingese.
The Pekingese are very discriminative and frequently condescendingly refer to all other Chinese as "outside men" or "foreigners."
On one occasion, when making "a little trip to Japan," I took my Pekingese boy with me.
British Dictionary definitions for Pekingese
/ (ˌpiːkɪŋˈiːz) /
plural -ese a small breed of pet dog with a profuse straight coat, curled plumed tail, and short wrinkled muzzle
the dialect of Mandarin Chinese spoken in Beijing (formerly Peking), the pronunciation of which serves as a standard for the language
plural -ese a native or inhabitant of Beijing (formerly Peking)
of or relating to Beijing (formerly Peking) or its inhabitants
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