Definition of Bangladeshi in US English:



  • Relating to Bangladesh.

    ‘though my parents are both Bangladeshi, I was born and raised in London’
    ‘the Bangladeshi garment industry’
    • ‘Although I'm of Bangladeshi origin, I live and work in the West, so I'm perceived as an "outsider".’
    • ‘In their quest to chase down the target of 314 runs, Zimbabwean batsmen looked rusty throughout and surrendered to the Bangladeshi bowlers.’
    • ‘This film introduces Jaya Ahsan, a Bangladeshi film star, in the female lead.’
    • ‘Born to a British mother and a Bangladeshi father, she studied at the Arts Educational School in London.’
    • ‘Monica Ali isn't the first person to write about the Bangladeshi communities who live in Brick Lane.’
    • ‘Karim is supposed to embody the dissonance and non-conformity of second-generation Bangladeshi youths.’
    • ‘I am Bangladeshi and I am going to stop watching cricket.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Bangladesh, or a person of Bangladeshi descent.

    ‘the majority of Bangladeshis in urban areas have mobile phones’
    • ‘Most Bangladeshis follow the folk traditions of the Bengali culture.’
    • ‘It was the par-4 15th hole which changed the complexion between them as the Bangladeshi dropped a double bogey.’
    • ‘"Bangladeshis are the best cooks in the world, 95% of people would agree," he insists.’
    • ‘That project had played a role in helping more than 92 million Bangladeshis get cellphone access.’
    • ‘In addition to rice, Bangladeshis eat all sorts of fish, another mainstay in the Bangladeshi diet.’
    • ‘He was a Bangladeshi who had recently immigrated to the U.S.’
    • ‘Floating farms - and produce that can flourish in flood conditions - are a way to help Bangladeshis live with rising waters.’