Definition of Pinoy in English:

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Pinoy

Pronunciation: /ˈpinoi/

adjective

Relating to the Philippines or the Filipinos: a Pinoy dish his Pinoy friends
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  • Edna Weisser's "London Boys and Other Filipinos" ponders the fate of Pinoy English at the hands of the British.
  • They all appeared to be relatively new bands that suffered from a lack of tightness at times, but for the crowd, Pinoy pride mattered more than perfect performance.
  • There are very few Pinoy bands that I like, and Bamboo is one of them.

noun (plural same or Pinoys)

A person of Filipino origin or descent; a Filipino: the team was met by local officials and fellow Pinoys wanting to lend their support
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  • When you marry a Pinoy, you don't just marry your partner: you marry their whole family too!
  • The boycott was in response to a Japanese-American man's attempt to annul the marriage between his daughter and a Pinoy.
  • The plot centers around the Aberdeen, Washington, strike of lumber and shipping workers, including a Pinoy named Mario.

Origin

Tagalog.

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Syllabification: Pi·noy

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