Definition of Guinean in US English:



  • Relating to or characteristic of Guinea or its people.

    ‘the late Guinean poet’
    • ‘Harmonies come courtesy of three male singers while the percussion, bass and drums ensure the sound is wrapped in the rhythms of their Guinean ancestors.’
    • ‘A Guinean international, he has made 16 appearances for Les Verts this season, scoring once.’
    • ‘The Guinean government planned to ramp up production of palm oil to export 84,000 tons in 2015.’
    • ‘Fish and shellfish are important in both Guinean diet and exports.’
    • ‘The Simandou range has one of the largest, high-grade iron-ore deposits in the world, but it is around 650 kilometres from a Guinean port.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Guinea.

    ‘Guineans have a rich cultural heritage’
    • ‘It was agreed that Guineans living abroad could participate in elections.’
    • ‘Guineans are avid players of football.’
    • ‘The Guinean is now a mainstay of the Celtic team.’
    • ‘Besides modern art made for tourists, Guineans still produce significant folk art and crafts.’
    • ‘The French-born Guinean scored only once during his time in England, despite claiming to be a striker.’