[ sen-i-gaw-leez, -lees, -guh- ]
/ ˌsɛn ɪ gɔˈliz, -ˈlis, -gə- /


of or relating to the republic of Senegal.

noun, plural Sen·e·ga·lese.

a native or inhabitant of Senegal.


Can You Ace This Quiz About “Compliment” vs. “Complement”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Origin of Senegalese

First recorded in 1915–20; Senegal + -ese Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for senegalese

British Dictionary definitions for senegalese

/ (ˌsɛnɪɡəˈliːz) /


of or relating to Senegal or its inhabitants


a native or inhabitant of Senegal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012