Canadian Slang
Official term for people living in Quebec, mostly in reference to Francophones. "Quebeckers" (often pronounced K-beckers) is often used by Angolophones. Inflection is important as neither the word Quebecois or the word Quebecker is derogatory on it's own.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • québécois — québécois, oise [ kebekwa, waz ] adj. et n. • quebecois 1754; de Québec (1608), nom de la ville, mot algonquin « détroit, resserrement, escarpement » 1 ♦ De Québec; du Québec et notamment de la province de Québec. La politique québécoise au sein… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Quebecois — Québécois Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Quebecois — [kā be kwä′] n. pl. Quebecois [CdnFr Québécois] a French speaking person born or living in the province of Quebec …   English World dictionary

  • Québécois — Infobox Ethnic group group = Québécois pop = 7,546,131 regions = flag|Quebec langs = French rels = Predominantly Roman Catholic related = French Canadians, French, Acadians, Cajun, Metis, Franco Ontarian, Franco Manitoban, French American, Brayon …   Wikipedia

  • Quebecois — or Québécois or Québecois noun (plural Quebecois or Québécois or Québecois) Etymology: French québecois, québécois, from Québec Quebec Date: 1873 a native or inhabitant of Quebec; specifically a French speaking native or inhabitant of Quebec •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Québécois — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme québécois peut désigner : Adjectif Qualifie quelque chose originaire de la ville de Québec ou de la province du Québec. Ex: Ce sirop d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Québecois — /kay be kwah /; Fr. /kay be kwann /, n., pl. Québecois / be kwah , kwahz /; Fr. / be kwann /. 1. Quebecer. 2. a person, esp. a member of the Parti Québecois, who supports the separation and independence of the province of Quebec from the rest of… …   Universalium

  • Quebecois — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to Quebec, or French Canada. Canadians have mixed views concerning whether the Quebecois people constitute a distinct nation. 2. noun a) Any inhabitant or native of the city or province of Quebec, especially a French …   Wiktionary

  • Québecois — I. noun see Quebecois II. adjective see Quebecois …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Québécois —  (or Quebecer) for someone from Quebec. The Canadian political party is always Parti Québécois …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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