A member of any of the peoples who speak or spoke a Semitic language, including in particular the Jews and Arabs.
More example sentences
- After the Bronze Age, Amorites, Western Semites, Hyksos and Hittites successively invaded the area.
- Within the gaunt pinnacles, in colours that represent ores and igneous rock, Ancient Egyptians, Semites and Nabataeans have left evidence of passage.
- Paradoxically, they accuse Arabs who are Semites themselves, of anti-Semitism.
Definition of Semite in:
- The British & World English dictionary