Meaning of Choctaw


Pronunciation: (chok'tô), [key]
— pl. -taws, -taw
  1. a member of a large Muskhogean tribe of North American Indians, formerly living chiefly in southern Mississippi, now in Oklahoma.
  2. the language of the Choctaw, closely related to Chickasaw.
  3. something unintelligible, as speech, illegible handwriting, or an ineffectual explanation; gibberish: My best efforts at clarity were Choctaw to him.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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