[ sloh-vahk, -vak ]
/ ˈsloʊ vɑk, -væk /


one of a Slavic people dwelling in Slovakia.
the language of Slovakia, a Slavic language closely related to Czech.


of or relating to the Slovaks or Slovak.

Origin of Slovak

1820–30; <Slovak slovák, ultimately derivative of Slavic *slověninŭSlav Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for Slovak

/ (ˈsləʊvæk) /


of, relating to, or characteristic of Slovakia, its people, or their language


the official language of Slovakia, belonging to the West Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family. Slovak is closely related to Czech, they are mutually intelligible
a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
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