Definition of South Carolinian in US English:

South Carolinian


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

    ‘a South Carolinian senator’
    • ‘A survey shows that a majority of South Carolinian voters support drug treatment over prison.’
    • ‘7 a.m. to 7 p.m. - that's how long South Carolinian voters have to go to those polls.’
    • ‘The character he plays is an 18th-century South Carolinian plantation owner who has black paid workers rather than slaves.’
    • ‘Southern frontiersmen dominated Congress, including Kentuckian Henry Clay as Speaker of the House and South Carolinian John C. Calhoun.’
    • ‘D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation in 1915 met with equal favor among critical and popular white South Carolinian audiences.’


  • A native or inhabitant of the US state of South Carolina.

    ‘the soft-spoken South Carolinian impressed his teammates’
    • ‘In 1771 he married the daughter of a wealthy South Carolinian.’
    • ‘He is native South Carolinian and an artisan blacksmith who has spent 30 years learning his trade.’
    • ‘This savvy South Carolinian will soon be named the director of the new Office of Global Communications.’
    • ‘His remarkable story may be familiar to scholars and students of the civil rights movement, but remains largely unknown even to many South Carolinians.’
    • ‘She comes from a family of white farming people who trace themselves back to the earliest South Carolinians.’


South Carolinian

/ˌsouTH ˌkerəˈlīnən//ˌsaʊθ ˌkɛrəˈlaɪnən/