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.
              • With a German lad and a young Australian couple, I ate caviar, borscht, blinnies and beef stroganoff in the dining car, exchanged naughty jokes, played chess, and drank too much vodka.
              • 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 defence adviser 'sacked for refusing to sex up WMD reports'.
              • Australian Phillip Inglis is an infamous supergrass.

          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 Australians
                2. en Australiana
                3. en Australianise
                4. en Australianize
                5. en Australianism
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