greek Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
Hellenic; Hellenic language.
noun a native or inhabitant of Greece
adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Greece or the Greeks or the Greek language
- Greek mythology
- a Grecian robe
, L. Graecus
, Gr. ?: cf. F. grec
. Cf. Grecian
- Of or pertaining to Greece or the Greeks; Grecian.
- A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece.
- A swindler; a knave; a cheat. Slang
Without a confederate the . . . game of baccarat does not . . . offer many chances for the Greek.
- Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me. Colloq.
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