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Relating to the Philippines or the Filipinos.‘a Pinoy dish’‘his Pinoy friends’
- ‘They all appeared to be relatively new bands that suffered from a lack of tightness at times, but for the crowd, Pinoy pride mattered more than perfect performance.’
- ‘I'm always happy when a Pinoy movie beats out its Hollwood rivals.’
- ‘There are very few Pinoy bands that I like, and Bamboo is one of them.’
- ‘Do I look Pinoy?’
- ‘There's no Pinoy filmmaker which has a strong enough commercial identity that Filipinos flock to his film when they see his name in the marquee.’
- ‘That's Pinoy optimism!’
- ‘I wrote an article for the newly launched Pinoy Expat E-zine.’
- ‘At this point am I allowed to say anything about Pinoy common sense?’
- ‘Edna Weisser's "London Boys and Other Filipinos" ponders the fate of Pinoy English at the hands of the British.’
- ‘For the kids a Pinoy party is the perfect opportunity to show their cousins and friends how much improved their otso-otso and spaghetti song dance moves have become.’
A person of Filipino origin or descent; a Filipino.‘the team was met by local officials and fellow Pinoys wanting to lend their support’
- ‘This true nationalism means the pride of being a Pinoy which grows in strength the farther and longer one is away.’
- ‘Some of these Pinoys "were American citizens then, after they served in the U.S. Navy".’
- ‘When you marry a Pinoy, you don't just marry your partner: you marry their whole family too!’
- ‘Hundreds flocked to witness the boisterous parade of Pinoys dressed in native attire and sports uniforms and sampled the delicious and well-loved Filipino food and delicacies.’
- ‘As this work recounts the bitter return of a young Pinoy, Mariano, to his family in the Philippines, it links the trafficking of "third world" women to the international labor market.’
- ‘No matter how much they deny their Filipinoness, they're still Pinoys in the eyes of the Americans.’
- ‘That made sense to the Pinoy, so he followed the advice and left.’
- ‘The plot centers around the Aberdeen, Washington, strike of lumber and shipping workers, including a Pinoy named Mario.’
- ‘The boycott was in response to a Japanese-American man's attempt to annul the marriage between his daughter and a Pinoy.’
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