Definition of Viennese in English:

Viennese

adjective

  • Relating to Vienna in Austria.

    ‘the Viennese waltz’
    • ‘The young Viennese artist pairs photo portraits of friends with geometric abstractions, all 20 by 20 inches.’
    • ‘To me it lacks the atmosphere, true smells, and ritual of the traditional Viennese coffee house.’
    • ‘The series is based on the writings of Viennese philosopher Dr. Hans-Dieter Bahr.’
    • ‘He trained at the Vienna Academy and also spent many hours copying old master paintings in Viennese collections.’
    • ‘A new wave of internationalism came in the 1770s, when Louis XVI, with his Viennese wife, Marie Antoinette, succeeded his father.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Vienna.

    • ‘He was from Czechoslovakia and she was a Viennese, and because they came here before the war, in 1938, they could bring everything.’
    • ‘Alone in a church praying are six God-fearing Viennese.’
    • ‘Ever since the Turks abandoned a large supply of coffee beans in 1683, the Viennese have been hooked on java.’
    • ‘At last, the longing of the Viennese for a garden has merged with the vision of living in the clouds.’
    • ‘Midwestern by birth, German by descent, and married to a Viennese, he liked the Germans, but he detested Hitler and his gang.’

Pronunciation

Viennese

/vɪəˈniːz/