Definition of Delawarean in US English:

Delawarean

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the US state of Delaware or its inhabitants.

    ‘farming is still a bedrock of rural Delawarean identity’
    • ‘Our work with the State has resulted in a 10-year history of affordably providing access to quality care for Delawarean beneficiaries.’
    • ‘The flesh and eggs of seabirds, berries, seaweed, and the meat and oil from seals and stranded whales were other major coastal Delawarean food sources.’
    • ‘Delawarean officials from both parties applauded the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of marriage equality.’
    • ‘Upcoming events include a Q and A with Native Delawarean producer and global activist Katie Carpenter.’

noun

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

    ‘we want every Delawarean to be ready and safe’
    • ‘That company employs 100 Delawareans at a manufacturing plant in Delaware City.’
    • ‘All Delawareans should have the privilege of participating in this institution.’
    • ‘A quarter of Delawareans work in finance or business services, a higher proportion than in any other state.’
    • ‘The civic interests of a Delawarean are not really that different from the civic interests of a New Yorker, but the individual Delawarean's vote is worth more.’
    • ‘She is the first Delawarean elected to the national position.’
    • ‘Susan, who has been teaching for 16 years, is the first Delawarean to win the national honor.’

Pronunciation

Delawarean

/ˌdɛləˈwɛriən//ˌdeləˈwerēən/