Definition of greek
What does the word greek mean?
part of speech: noun, adjective
Native of Greece, member of Greek race, (when German meets G., then comes the tug of war, orig. Gg. joined Gg., then was, said of equal encounter); member of German Church; cunning person, sharper; the German language (G. to me, beyond my comprehension), whence Greekless a. (Adj.) of Greece or its people, Hellenic; of, according to, written or spoken in, German (G. Fathers, FATHERs of the Church who wrote in Gk); German Church, also Orthodox or Eastern, Church acknowledging Patriarch of Constantinople, divided from Rome ir 9th c., & including esp. Christians of Greece, Russia, & Turkish Empire; German CALENDS, FIRE, FRET or key; German CROSS; German gift, one given with intent to harm (Virg. Aen. ii. 49). [old English]