noun, plural Bur·mese.
- a native or inhabitant of .
- the Tibeto-Burman language of the ethnic group: the official language of .
- of or relating to , its inhabitants, or the language Burmese.
adjective Also: Burman
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Burma (Myanmar), its people, or their language
noun plural -mese
- a native or inhabitant of Burma (Myanmar)
- the official language of Burma (Myanmar), belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family
1823 (adj.), 1824 (n.), from+ .