Definition of Gambian in US English:



  • Relating to or characteristic of Gambia or its people.

    ‘accommodation for the visiting Gambian athletes’
    • ‘The study and consent procedures were approved by the Gambian government and the Medical Research Council ethics committee.’
    • ‘The sixth form students from Lancashire schools will set off on Monday for the Gambian capital Banjul.’
    • ‘Her home is typically Gambian, very small and simply furnished.’
    • ‘Music and song are important in Gambian culture, and can be divided into two types: personal music and group music.’
    • ‘The Gambian international received his 5th caution, and will be suspended for the next game.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Gambia.

    ‘this nature reserve is very important for the Gambians’
    • ‘Young Gambians like to keep fit and there are gyms all over the place in this country.’
    • ‘Gambian football authorities are pondering to making a swoop for Bjomholm-Jatta, a Gambian by descent, who plays for one of Norway's biggest clubs.’
    • ‘He said he was a Gambian and a U.S. citizen.’
    • ‘He is one of the few Gambians to sign for an English premier league club.’
    • ‘Last week, the Gambian opened the scoring just 12 minutes into the match and he was involved again early.’