HyperDic: american

English > 5 senses of the word American:
ADJECTIVEpertAmericanof or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture
pertAmericanof or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas
NOUNperson Americana native or inhabitant of the United States
communicationAmerican, American English, American languagethe English language as used in the United States
person Americana native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
American > pronunciation
Soundsahmeh'rahkahn; ahmeh'rihkahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > American: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture.
Spanishamericano, estadounidense, norteamericano
Catalanamericà, nord-americà
NounsAmericaNorth American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Americanthe English language as used in the United States
Americana native or inhabitant of the United States
VerbsAmericanizebecome American in character
Americanizemake American in character
English > American: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas.
Spanishamericano
Catalanamericà
NounsAmericaNorth America and South America and Central America
English > American: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of the United States.
Member ofUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
NarrowerAlabaman, AlabamianA native or resident of Alabama
AlaskanA native or resident of Alaska
Anglo-AmericanAn American who was born in Britain or one whose ancestors were British
AppalachianA native or inhabitant of Appalachia
Arizonan, ArizonianA native or resident of Arizona
Arkansan, ArkansawyerA native or resident of Arkansas
Asian AmericanAn American who is of Asian descent
Bay StaterA native or resident of Massachusetts
BostonianA native or resident of Boston
CalifornianA native or resident of California
CarolinianA native or resident of the Carolinas
ColoradanA native or resident of Colorado
ConnecticuterA native or resident of Connecticut
CreoleA person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana)
Delawarean, DelawarianA native or resident of Delaware
FloridianA native or resident of Florida
Franco-AmericanAn American who was born in France or whose ancestors were French
GeorgianA native or resident of the American state of Georgia
German AmericanAn American who was born in Germany or whose ancestors were German
HawaiianA native or resident of Hawaii
IdahoanA native or resident of Idaho
IllinoisanA native or resident of Illinois
Indianan, HoosierA native or resident of Indiana
IowanA native or resident of Iowa
KansanA native or resident of Kansas
Kentuckian, Bluegrass StaterA native or resident of Kentucky
Louisianan, LouisianianA native or resident of Louisiana
Mainer, Down EasterA native or resident of Maine
MarylanderA native or resident of Maryland
Michigander, WolverineA native or resident of Michigan
Minnesotan, GopherA native or resident of Minnesota
MississippianA native or resident of Mississippi
MissourianA native or resident of Missouri
MontananA native or resident of Montana
Nebraskan, CornhuskerA native or resident of Nebraska
NevadanA native or resident of Nevada
New Englander, YankeeAn American who lives in New England
New Hampshirite, Granite StaterA native or resident of New Hampshire
New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite, Garden StaterA native of resident of New Jersey
New MexicanA native or resident of New Mexico
New YorkerA native or resident of New ... / New York (especially of New York City)
NiseiA person born in the United States of parents who emigrated from Japan
North Carolinian, TarheelA native or resident of North Carolina
North DakotanA native or resident of North Dakota
Ohioan, BuckeyeA native or resident of Ohio
Oklahoman, SoonerA native or resident of Oklahoma
Oregonian, BeaverA native or resident of Oregon
Pennsylvanian, Keystone StaterA native or resident of Pennsylvania
Puerto RicanA native or resident of Puerto Rico
Rhode IslanderA native or resident of Rhode Island
South CarolinianA native or resident of South Carolina
South DakotanA native or resident of South Dakota
SouthernerAn American who lives in the South
Spanish American, Hispanic American, HispanicAn American whose first language is Spanish
Tennessean, VolunteerA native or resident of Tennessee
TexanA native or resident of Texas
ToryAn American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
UtahanA native or resident of Utah
VermonterA native or resident of Vermont
VirginianA native or resident of Virginia
WashingtonianA native or resident of the state of Washington
WashingtonianA native or resident of the city of Washington
West VirginianA native or resident of West Virginia
Wisconsinite, BadgerA native or resident of Wisconsin
WyomingiteA native or resident of Wyoming
Yankee, Yank, Yankee-DoodleAn American (especially to non-Americans)
Yankee, Yank, NorthernerAn American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
Broaderinhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indwellerA person who inhabits a particular place
Spanishamericano, estadounidense, norteamericano
Catalanamericà, nord-americà
AdjectivesAmericanof or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture
VerbsAmericanizemake American in character
English > American: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe English language as used in the United States.
SynonymsAmerican English, American language
NarrowerAfrican American Vernacular English, AAVE, African American English, Black English, Black English Vernacular, Black Vernacular, Black Vernacular English, EbonicsA nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
BroaderEnglish, English languageAn Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch
SpanishAmerican English, americano, inglés americano, inglés estadounidense
Catalanamericà, anglès americà
AdjectivesAmericanof or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture
English > American: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country.
Member ofCentral AmericaThe nations of Central America collectively
North AmericaThe nations of the North American continent collectively
South AmericaThe nations of the South American continent collectively
NarrowerCreoleA person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America
Latin American, LatinoAn artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages
MesoamericanA member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica
North AmericanA native or inhabitant of North America
South AmericanA native or inhabitant of South America
West IndianA native or inhabitant of the West Indies
Broaderinhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indwellerA person who inhabits a particular place
Spanishamericana, americano
Catalanamericà

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