Definition of Tasmanian in English:



  • Relating to Tasmania or its people.

    ‘the Tasmanian wilderness’
    • ‘The Tasmanian cedar has rich brown shedding bark.’
    • ‘The event was sponsored last year, largely by the Tasmanian government.’
    • ‘The Tasmanian devil is found only on the island state south of the Australian mainland.’
    • ‘I'm very pleased to be Australian, although I'm thinking of becoming Tasmanian, which's quite different.’
    • ‘For thousands of years the Tasmanian Aboriginal or Palawa women have walked the windswept beaches of the island gathering shells to make necklaces.’
    • ‘Over 50 of his Tasmanian watercolours were on show in London in 1835.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Tasmania, or a person of Tasmanian descent.

    ‘many Tasmanians are personally divided on the issue’
    • ‘The main character is an elitist snob who looks down on the naive Tasmanian.’
    • ‘In the last state election, some 51,000 Tasmanians - 18 percent of the island's population - voted Green.’
    • ‘They coordinated work at seven different sites across the island, in a project driven by Indigenous Tasmanians.’
    • ‘He wanted to ensure Tasmanians knew the details of the separation agreement.’
    • ‘Every dollar donated by Tasmanians was spent in the state to help people in need.’