Definition of Nicaraguan in US English:

Nicaraguan

adjective

  • Relating to Nicaragua or its people.

    ‘a new movement in Nicaraguan literature’
    • ‘It has been more than a decade since he lost the Nicaraguan presidency.’
    • ‘The Nicaraguan government is divided into three branches: the executive, the legislative and the judicial.’
    • ‘She switched on the kettle and got out the packet of Nicaraguan coffee.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Nicaragua, or a person of Nicaraguan descent.

    ‘a Nicaraguan invited to teach at Harvard’
    • ‘Spanish is the language spoken by most Nicaraguans.’
    • ‘Manuel, a shy middle-aged Nicaraguan, works full-time in the fields.’
    • ‘This November, Nicaraguans will go to the polls to select the country's next president.’

Pronunciation

Nicaraguan

/nikəˈräɡwən//nɪkəˈrɑɡwən/