Definition of "creole" [creole]

  • A dialect formed from two languages which has developed from a pidgin to become a first language. (noun)

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Use "creole" in a sentence
  • "You might want to read up on the term creole, friend."
  • "The relationship between pidgin and creole is a fantastic analogy of the relationship between social software and the semantic web."
  • "Similarly in the chapter about the way that the Portuguese language unites (or separates) Lusofonia, I’d love to have links to videos from Sri Lanka, where a Portuguese creole is still spoken in a few villages."