noun, plural Nde·be·les, (especially collectively) Nde·be·le for 1.
- Also called Matabele. a member of a Nguni people of the Transvaal and Zimbabwe.
- the Bantu language of these people.
- plural Ndebele a member of a Negroid people of ZimbabweSee also Matabele
- the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu grouping of the Niger-Congo family