Definition of Surinamer in US English:



  • A native or inhabitant of Suriname.

    ‘an urban Surinamer’
    • ‘The Surinamers constitute almost one-third of the total number of non-Western immigrants in Amsterdam and The Hague.’
    • ‘Surinamers are encouraged to rise because Sranangron (Suriname soil or territory) is calling them from wherever they originally come.’
    • ‘An estimated 300,000 Surinamers now live in the Netherlands.’
    • ‘The first part of the study showed that Surinamers make less eye contact during questioning than Dutch subjects do.’
    • ‘The matter of government appointments for Surinamers continued to be the cause of a great deal of resentment.’