Definition of Ohioan in US English:

Ohioan

adjective

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

    ‘the Ohioan electorate’
    • ‘Sign the petition to demand that the Ohio Governor veto this bill so that it can never destroy the rights of Ohioan voters.’
    • ‘The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center also features research materials on the Hayes presidency and local Ohioan history.’
    • ‘The poet James Wright, who grew up in Ohio, said the language or speech of his truest poems was Ohioan.’
    • ‘A placard at this eastern Ohioan rest stop shows the route of the Eisenhower Highway, which links California with Virginia.’
    • ‘He scored a pair of first period goals to lead the Canadiens to a 3-1 win over the Ohioan squad.’

noun

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

    ‘an Ohioan living in Paris’
    • ‘I'm an Ohioan, from the suburbs of Toledo, where I still own a home.’
    • ‘Nicklaus, a 74-year-old native Ohioan, knows the exaltation of winning three majors before age 26.’
    • ‘"We passed a health care law that's going to mean security for Ohioans."’
    • ‘We are committed to bringing full equality to every Ohioan in all aspects of life.’
    • ‘High school football has been a Friday night staple for generations of Ohioans.’

Pronunciation

Ohioan

/ōˈhīōən//oʊˈhaɪoʊən/