Definition of Bahamian in English:

Bahamian

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the Bahamas or their people.

    ‘a television programme that showcases Bahamian history’
    • ‘Bahamian law is based on English common law and statute law.’
    • ‘And who wants to do any work when you're on the Bahamian beaches of Paradise Island?’
    • ‘Ferguson has widespread recognition for his paintings of local Bahamian subjects.’
    • ‘My family is Bahamian, from the Bahamas.’
    • ‘This chapter finishes with a short discussion of two modern Bahamian enterprises: tourism and off-shore banking.’
    • ‘Bahamian rum, local and imported beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee are regularly consumed.’
    • ‘Last year, the government employed about 120 new teachers throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas: of that number, 90 percent were Bahamian.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of the Bahamas.

    ‘water sports are popular with Bahamians and tourists’
    • ‘The main objective is to enrich the lives of young Bahamians by exposing them to internationally acclaimed dancers, teachers and choreographers.’
    • ‘He is trying to tell ordinary Bahamians on the street what to think.’
    • ‘Bahamians go big on New Year's Day, that's when Junkanoo Parades take place on many of the islands.’
    • ‘His dad is a Russian Jew, his mom is a Bahamian.’
    • ‘Now, this native Bahamian, raised and educated in the United States, has left Ramapo to take a dream job.’
    • ‘The Bahamian was beaten into third place by US champion Kelli White, who won in a wind-assisted 10.84 secs.’

Pronunciation

Bahamian

/bəˈheɪmɪən/