1. [ adjective ] of or relating to Flanders or its people or language or culture

"the Flemish population of Belgium" "Flemish painters"

Related terms: Flanders
2. [ noun ] an ethnic group speaking Flemish and living in northern and western Belgium
Related terms: ethnic_group
3. [ noun ] (linguistics) one of two official languages of Belgium; closely related to Dutch
Synonyms: Flemish_dialect
Related terms: Dutch
Similar spelling:   Flemister