Australian meaning

  • NounPLAustraliansSUF-an
    1. A person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent.
      1. A person from the continent of Australia.
        1. A language of the country or continent of Australia; Australian (Australian English).
        2. Adjective
          1. Of, from, or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or Australian languages.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • For thousands of years, Australian Aborigines have relied on wattleseed.
              • If we wanted something we could whistle for it - but if the Australians wanted something you'd got to get it for them, or else.
              • Special silks in the colours of the Australian flag were worn by the topweights in all Victorian races over the weekend.
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Australian Phillip Inglis is an infamous supergrass.
              • Australian defence adviser 'sacked for refusing to sex up WMD reports'.

          Meaning of Australian for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "Australian" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -an
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                Definiteness: Level 9
                Definite    ➨     Versatile
                Related Links:
                1. en Australiana
                2. en Australians
                3. en Australianist
                4. en Australianese
                5. en Australianise
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