Definition of Moroccan in US English:

Moroccan

adjective

  • Relating to Morocco or its people.

    ‘a Moroccan tagine’
    • ‘Not too many people showed up and we ended up playing against a group of local guys, all of whom were of Moroccan origin.’
    • ‘If we can't be bothered to cook we often come to the Moroccan restaurant here.’
    • ‘Following the salad course, Moroccan cooks typically serve main dishes that include meat and vegetables, followed by couscous.’
    • ‘Making this pie is a joy, as the smell of the Moroccan spices fill the house.’
    • ‘The Moroccan mint tea is wonderful.’
    • ‘It is a small venue with a Moroccan theme - dark wood, candles and ornate lights.’
    • ‘If they dine at the hotel's restaurant, they'll enjoy a choice of traditional Moroccan cuisine.’
    • ‘The Moroccan landscape consists of desert, rivers, plains, and four major mountain ranges.’
    • ‘A number of museums that exhibit Moroccan paintings and sculptures are supported by the state.’
    • ‘It looks like the inside of a Moroccan palace.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Morocco, or a person of Moroccan descent.

    ‘an urbane Moroccan who has lived all over the world’
    • ‘Moroccans come from as far as Casablanca and Rabat to buy the handicrafts in Marrakesh.’
    • ‘During the 1980s and 1990s, many Moroccans entered the United States to attend colleges, universities, graduate schools, and medical schools.’
    • ‘Recently, many Moroccan newspapers have gone online, with Moroccans living abroad as their main audience.’
    • ‘The young Moroccan strode out in front of the cameras.’
    • ‘It was busy, but with Moroccans buying food and spices.’

Pronunciation

Moroccan

/məˈräk(ə)n//məˈrɑk(ə)n/