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Definition of 'creole'

Noun

  1. a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America
  2. a person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana)
  3. a mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages

Adjective

  1. of or relating to a language that arises from contact between two other languages and has features of both; "Creole grammars"
  2. of or relating to or characteristic of native-born persons of French descent in Louisiana; "Creole cooking"


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