Definition of Slovakian in US English:



  • Relating to Slovakia or its people or language.

    ‘a display of traditional Slovakian folk dancing’
    • ‘On Tuesday, the ship arrives in the Slovakian capital, Bratislava.’
    • ‘The Slovakian defender took the left back spot in the summer.’
    • ‘Fine music, delicious Slovakian food and wine and the embassy's wonderful crystal chandeliers delighted everyone.’


  • 1A native or inhabitant of Slovakia.

    ‘the Slovakians put on a great match’
    • ‘The Slovakian powers his game with incredible speed.’
    • ‘The 19-year-old Slovakian was fending off the press pack in the interview area.’
    • ‘The Slovakians had put on a pretty good show and seemed well organised.’
  • 2The West Slavonic language spoken by Slovakians.

    ‘the natural rhythms of Slovakian’
    • ‘They got to hear Brian preach in Slovakian, with a translator.’
    • ‘In boyhood he learned to speak Slovakian, Serbo-Croat, Czech, and German.’
    • ‘There are two small publishing bodies translating English Calvinistic literature into Slovakian.’