noun (plural same)
- 1A native or inhabitant of Quebec, typically one who is French Canadian: a 57-year-old Quebecois with a bristling gray mustache and penetrating eyes the company now employs some 30 Maine residents and 20 QuebecoisMore example sentences
- A draconian law to quell demonstrations has only galvanised public support for young Quebecois protesting tuition fee hikes.
- Most of the Quebecois who visit VT are not from Montreal.
- They aren't the only Quebecois currently embroiled in a social media melee.
- 2The form of French spoken in Quebec: I speak Parisian French, rather than QuebecoisMore example sentences
- I speak Québécois with my parents.
- I can say without a doubt that I love learning to speak Quebecois!
- We had dinner at the truckstop and listened to the French-Canadian truckers all speaking Quebecois and then came home to a full moon lighting up the whole yard.
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- Relating to Quebec or the form of French spoken there: Quebecois folk songs the Quebecois accentMore example sentences
- This Quebecois drama represented Canada in the running for this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
- It's a fun little album in which even the liner note lyrics are written up in the Québécois vernacular.
- We decided to bring the ball back to our court and work strictly with Québécois musicians.
mid 19th century: from French québécois.
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