Definition of Malinowskian in US English:

Malinowskian

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Malinowski, his work (especially intensive anthropological field research), or the theories advanced by him.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in American Anthropologist. From the name of Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski, Polish-born British anthropologist + -an.

Pronunciation

Malinowskian

/ˌmalɪˈnɒfskɪən/