Definition of Tok Pisin noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Tok Pisin

BrE BrE//ˌtɒk ˈpɪzən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɑːk ˈpɪzən//
; BrE BrE//ˌtɒk ˈpɪsən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌtɑːk ˈpɪsən//
(also Pidgin) [uncountable] Languages
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a Creole language based on English, used in Papua New Guinea See related entries: Languages Word Originthe name in Tok Pisin, literally ‘pidgin talk’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Tok Pisin