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Adjective: American  u'me-ri-kun
  1. Of or relating to the United States of America or its people or language or culture
    "American citizens"; "American English"; "the American dream"
     
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas
    "the American hemisphere"; "American flora and fauna"
Noun: American  u'me-ri-kun
  1. A native or inhabitant of the United States
     
  2. The English language as used in the United States
    - American English, American language
     
  3. A native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country

Derived forms: Americans

Type of: denizen, dweller, English, English language, habitant, indweller, inhabitant

Part of: America, Central America, North America, South America, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: American, British, Canadian and Australian allies