Meaning of “Eskimo” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /ˈeskɪməʊ/ (plural Eskimos, Eskimo) old-fashioned

another word for Inuit (= a group of people who live in the cold, northern areas of North America, Russia, and Greenland, or a member of this group) :

an Eskimo village

(Definition of “Eskimo” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)