Definition of Iraqi in English:

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Pronunciation: /iˈräkē/
Pronunciation: /iˈrakē/
Pronunciation: /īˈrakē/


Relating to Iraq, its people, or their language.
Example sentences
  • It was used alongside other intelligence material, giving the impression it came from Iraqi sources.
  • The makeshift chariots were pulled by Iraqi horses commandeered from looters in the area.
  • The vouchers allowed the bearer to buy Iraqi oil at cut-rate prices and could be sold for a profit.

noun (plural Iraqis)

1A native or inhabitant of Iraq, or a person of Iraqi descent.
Example sentences
  • We need your help to carry on helping the Iraqis and Marsh Arab people at this critical time.
  • The remainder is made up of a mix of many different nationalities including Iraqis.
  • This gave the Iraqis an opportunity to show the Americans what they wanted to see.
2The form of Arabic spoken in Iraq.

Words that rhyme with Iraqi

Kawasaki, khaki, larky, malarkey, menarche, Nagasaki, narky, parky, raki, saké, saki, sarky, souvlaki, sparky, sukiyaki, teriyaki

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Syllabification: I·ra·qi

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