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noun 
  1. (countable) An inhabitant, resident, or a person of descent from Greece.
  2. (uncountable) The language of the Greek people, spoken in Greece, Cyprus, south Albania, parts of south FYROM, parts of Bulgaria and parts of Turkey and partially characterised by being written using the Greek alphabet. It is descended from Proto-Greek via Ancient Greek and other forms of Greek.
  3. (context, US, countable) A member of a college fraternity or sorority, which are commonly characterised by being named after Greek letters. (See also Greek system)
"Was Joe a Greek in college?"
  1. (uncountable) Nonsense talk or writing; gibberish.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Grieks(nl)
  • French: grec(fr)m
  • German: Griechisch(de)n
  • Italian: greco(it)
  • Spanish: griego(es)m
adjective 
  1. Of or relating to Greece, the Greek people, or the Greek language.
  2. Of or pertaining to a fraternity or sorority.
  3. unintelligible, especially regarding foreign speech.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Grieks, Griekse
  • French: grec(fr)
  • German: griechisch(de)
  • Italian: greco(it)
  • Spanish: griego(es)
Etymology: From Latinized Greek Graecus, from Ancient Greek (ELchar, ) (Graikos), a character in Greek mythology (a son of w:Thessalos, Thessalos, the king of w:Phthia, Phthia), whom (ELchar, á) (Hellas), Greece, and (ELchar, á) (Hellenes), Greeks, were also named after; see also (ELchar, á) and Hellen.


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noun 
  1. Nonsense writing or talk; gibberish
verb 
  1. (computing) to display a placeholder instead of text, especially to optimize speed in displaying text that would be too small to read
  2. (computing) to fill a template with nonsense text (particularly the w:Lorem ipsum, Lorem ipsum), so that form can be focused on instead of content

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