People originating from the Philippines. Filipinos are Asian.

Although there are many poor people in the Philippines, some who are poor wouldn't look poor because of:
-trendy clothes
-Advanced cell phones
-Trendy Asian hair

Filipinos in the States and Canada are usually rich with parents who work in the oil industry, accounting, a medical field and real estate.

Most Filipinos of the younger generations aspire to be:

Many Filipino children either know how to:
-play the guitar
-play basketball

Filipinos are very family oriented and are a very happy people because lets face it, whats the point of being sad?

Filipinos are mostly of Malay heritage, but most of them live in the Rural areas of the Philippines. Many Filipinos in Urban areas (and in Canada and the States) have Chinese and Spanish ancestry (forming the middle-upper class of the Philippines)

Common traits of Filipinos:
-Love to sing
-Love to eat

-Love to dance
-Love to laugh
A: What's that?
Filipino: A pail.
A: What for?
Filipino: To clean the poop off your butt instead of smearing it all over your bottom.
A: How clever.
by Ilikechocolateandvanilla July 26, 2010
A person who devrives from any of the more than 7,000 Islands of the Philipines.
Cultute - Culture is varied ranging from regions or by people from chinese descent to spanish to Malaysian (in native Philippines)
Philippine Holidays - Also range from region to region from Rizal Day, Manila Day, Ati-Atihan, ect.
Language - Once again varied because of the rich culture from tagalog, visyan, illocos, ect.
Common Words:
Kumusta ka/po - How are you.(formal/informal)
Sino - Who
Mistiso - Person of mixed origin
bahay - home
buhay - life
Gusto ko - I like/want
sapatos - shoes
tsinelas - sandals
"Your a filipino"
first off, I'm Filipino...

> hard working people
> weird soap operas
> delicious food but VERY fattening
> corrupt government (c'mon. we all know it)
> are ASIANS!! not "pacific islanders" of whatever.
> most of us are very religious (but some are not *guilty*)
> VERY family-oriented
> proud of our homeland
> influenced (colonized) by Spaniards, Japanese, and Americans
> most of us have relatives that want to (if not already) work in a different country
> most are nurses/nannies/maids (we all know it)
> some of us aren't the stereotypical type (*also guilty*)

oh, and..

> we don't say "homie" or other things like that. Actually, hardly any of us say that. (ok, well. Some MIGHT *hehe*)
I don't really care what fuckin race I am, Filipino or otherwise, I'm just.. me =)
by ParadiseGehenna May 20, 2009
An awesome human being who shares a culture that is both similar to the Spaniards who colonized them and the east asians such as chinese, korean...etc with whom they share a continent. Filipinos are usually warm-hearted, talkative and family-oriented. Among other arts, they've developed a very cool martial art called eskrima.

American pinoys are one of the smaller minorities. Filipinos in america may adapt completely to the american lifestyle, but keep some traditions and continue to make dishes such as chicken adobo for their american-born kids.

It is not unusual for Filipinos to work in the medical field as doctors, nurses and pharmacists (probably because they are as intelligent as they are caring). It's also not unusual for filipinos to be skilled in boxing, street fighting and various east asian martial arts and easily whoop your @$$. This is why you do not often hear people insulting them (at least not to their face).

Similar to spanish people, they do enjoy large parties (often family mixed with friends) with delicious, meaty foods. They are loads of fun to be around and usually have tons of friends.

Filipinos are generally proud of their heritage and, as a minority group, have a strong sense of camaraderie with other pinoys.

Guy 1: My nurse is so beautiful
Guy 2: That's because she's filipino
Guy 1: Ohhh no wonder

David: Who is that brolic dude submitting every guy in the gym?
Cameron: That's Phillipe Nover, "the Filipino Assassin"
by sparkface April 23, 2009
People and National language of the Republic of the Philippines.

Geographically the Philippines is in Asia. Racially however, the Filipino people/languages are Malayo-Polynesian. - Or more precisely Western Malayo-Polynesian which in turn is part of a much larger group: Austronesian... a diverse group which includes Malaysians, Indonesians, North Borneans, Aboriginal Taiwanese tribes, Aboriginal tribes from Madagascar and yes... the Oceanic branch of Austronesians: The Pacific Isanders including Tahitians, Hawaiians, Samoans, Easter Islanders etc.
The Filipino national language is based on Tagalog: the lingua franca of the Manila area. The Philippine archipelago has over 7,000 Islands with more than 140 native languages spoken throughout. Distantly related to the Pacific Island (Oceanic) languages, one can easily trace the roots by recognizing Austronesian cognates common throughout the Pacific Islands. Words such as "mata" (eye), "fitu/pito" (number eight), "manu/manok" (bird/chicken)_ essentially the same words in Tagalog and many of the Pacific Island languages.
- Other hallmarks of Austronesian languages include verb-stem reduplication, CVC (consonant/vowel/consonant) word structures, inclusional/exclusional forms for the pronoun "we" etc.
by Aec August 25, 2003
Best singers/ musicians, best cooks, talented, smart(due to their asian-ness), seem to have pushy parents, and good morals. commonly called Chinese when seen. Also somewhat excel at extracurricular activities.
We ate where Filipinos cooked for us, and DAMN IT they know how cook.
by Fav Vale February 20, 2009
The only thing worth mentioning about them in the world stage is how they have been fucked by the white race.

The only race that constantly proclaims they are part White/Chinese/Japanese or Korean.

They have not the great history of the Chinese and their Ascendance into the next Super Power tales to speak of nor have they the innovations of the Japanese and Koreans.

The only thing they have and are shamelessly proud is how they are the only "self proclaimed Asians" that are fluent in the language and religion of their master.

Pinoys love to boost about how well they speak English while the REAL Asians can't, they fail to see that the real Asians have had great histories and innovations to be proud of while the only thing the "Filipino" can be proud of is being good at their master's language and licking his boot.

They fail to understand that the real Asian's resistance to lick another race's boot any race for the matter is not a weakness but a strength backed by majestic histories and achievements, and in the time to come, by becoming the next super power while the Pinoy have nothing.

A Pinoy will fail to see how embarrassing she is by proclaiming how well she speaks the language of her master whom she will desperately try to marry.

She will also fail to see how pathetic she is to the world by posting forum threads begging people to accept that they don't look like a "Typical" Filipino.

A Filipino should show some dignity by accepting who they are.
Just a Filipino.
A "Typical Filipino" is easy to detect, they constantly post topics in Yahoo and Asian forums Created by and for the Chinese, Japanese and Koreans asking for approvals on the following topic:

That they have white blood in them, hence they are part white and beg people to agree.

That they are proud of themselves as a people because...erm...they should for the sake of it.

When trying to be white fails, they will desperately try to seek approval that they are Asians the likes of the three Great Asian Races.

The real Asian usually allows them to say whatever they want, talk is cheap and they know it, they also know that talk and useless loud displays are all the Filipinos are good at so the three races usually sympathize with their sorry existence and let them be.

Typical Filipino Forum Threads:
"Do I look Filipino ?"

"Do people like Filipinos ?"

"Why Filipinos are the Best"

"Why are Filipino so good at English ?" This is the most pathetic of them all.

"Filipino Pride !"
by Clint Holmes January 17, 2013

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