Definition of Senoi in English:

Senoi

noun

  • A member of an aboriginal people of western Malaysia.

    • ‘At the Cameron Highlands we'll find the Senoi, the dream people.’
    • ‘The country's indigenous population includes the orang asli, which is commonly divided into the Negritos (a nomadic hunting people), the Senoi (an agrarian people), and the Jakun (an agrarian people).’

adjective

  • Relating to the Senoi.

    • ‘Dreaming is said to play a vital role in the lives of the Senoi tribe of Malaysia.’
    • ‘They are the homes of the Semai, part of the Senoi group of Orang Asli.’

Origin

A local name.

Pronunciation:

Senoi

/sɛˈnɔɪ/