Definition of Chadian in US English:



  • Relating to or characteristic of Chad or its people.

    ‘Chadian craftsmen produce musical instruments of extremely high quality’
    • ‘Chadian Arabic includes more than thirty dialects that people throughout the country use to communicate with each other.’
    • ‘The Chadian national folkloric ballet is particularly popular.’
    • ‘Cameroon will most likely be the link to the sea for future Chadian exports (notably oil).’
    • ‘Interviews with the children showed that virtually all of them were Chadian, not Sudanese, and had been living with adult relatives they considered to be their parents.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Chad.

    ‘despite the harsh climate, Chadians grow a large variety of food’
    • ‘The effective social unit for the majority of Chadians is an extended family or joint family of married brothers.’
    • ‘Most Chadians live in rural areas.’
    • ‘Many Chadians express their cultural heritage through ceremonial dress, music, and dance.’
    • ‘The Chadian has learned excellent English from a standing start in a year and a half.’
    • ‘Their pastor is a Chadian from another group, supported through churches in the United Kingdom.’