manx Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the ancient Gaelic formerly spoken on the Isle of Man; the language is sometimes used on ceremonial occasions
  2. noun a short-haired tailless breed of cat believed to originate on the Isle of Man
    Manx cat.
  3. adjective of or relating to the Isle of Man or its inhabitants or their language
    • the Manx fishing industry
    • there are few Manx speakers alive today


Manx adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to the Isle of Man, or its inhabitants; as, the Manx language.
Manx noun
  1. The language of the inhabitants of the Isle of Man, a dialect of the Celtic.

Webster 1913