Definitions of Bengali
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of Bengal or its people
    Bengali hills”
  2. noun
    an ethnic group speaking Bengali and living in Bangladesh and eastern India
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    type of:
    ethnic group, ethnos
    people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
  3. noun
    (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)
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    type of:
    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
  4. noun
    a Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people; the official language of Bangladesh and Bengal
    synonyms: Bangla
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    type of:
    a subfamily of Indic languages
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