pidgin meaning

Pronunciation:   "pidgin" in a sentence
Noun: pidgin  pijun
  1. An artificial language used for trade between speakers of different languages

Sounds like: pigeon

Derived forms: pidgins

Type of: artificial language

Encyclopedia: Pidgin

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  1. "her name noelani," proudly explained a hawaiian who had shipped on whalers and who had mastered the barbarous pidgin of the seaports.
  2. the earliest glossary on chinese pidgin english
  3. intercultural interpretation on the pidgin english
  4. the doctor spoke some pidgin vietnamese, and the nurse a smattering of highschool french
  5. the installation will prompt you, asking where pidgin's task navigator entry should be located

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