Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "multicultural" []

  • Of, relating to, or including several cultures. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a social or educational theory that encourages interest in many cultures within a society rather than in only a mainstream culture. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "multicultural" in a sentence
  • "The meticulous manifesto detailed Breivik's years-long preparations for the attack and presents an academic-style argument against what he called multicultural Marxism and Islamic colonization."
  • "Before anyone used the term multicultural, he was into Indonesian music, Korean music, Japanese music, "Morris said."
  • "In the name of multicultural tolerance and social harmony, some of the most powerful members of the country's left-wing intelligentsia are seeking to silence Islam's critics by linking them to a mass murderer who has become the most despised individual in modern Norwegian history."