Definition of Alaskan in English:

Alaskan

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the US state of Alaska.

    ‘he loved the unique Alaskan scenery’
    • ‘Dressed in a heavy white sweater and jeans, he comes across as someone gearing up for an Alaskan wildlife expedition.’
    • ‘With a couple of Alaskan summers under my belt, I realize what an excess of sun can do to the human brain.’
    • ‘He was on a self-appointed mission to save the Alaskan grizzlies, and every summer he would camp among them and film them.’
    • ‘Alaskan yellow cedar siding and windows and a metal roof provide a hardy exterior, while cherry and cedar upgrade the quality of the interior.’
    • ‘Buck lead the sled team for the journey from the Alaskan coast across the snowy wild lands to Dawson City.’
    • ‘It's a story about an oil company doing research in the Alaskan wilderness and who are preparing the arrival of the big oil rigs.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the US state of Alaska.

    ‘Alaskans are incredibly proud of their state’
    • ‘Alaskans voted in 2000 to stop private citizens from using aircraft to track and kill wolves for state predator-control programs.’
    • ‘These Alaskans fused the grunge sound with hypnotic, chiming Eastern melodies.’
    • ‘As an Alaskan with lots of cold weather experience, he should know.’
    • ‘To an Alaskan, snow is abstract art, smashing all the conventions and everything in its way.’
    • ‘Alaskans are aware of our responsibilities in protecting our environment, and our state has cumbersome and detailed permitting requirements.’

Pronunciation

Alaskan

/əˈlask(ə)n/