Definition of Aberdonian in English:


Line breaks: Aber|do¦nian
Pronunciation: /ˌabəˈdəʊnɪən


Of Aberdeen.
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  • When he speaks English, he does so with a soft, Aberdonian lilt.
  • Aberdeen was found to have done less than the capital to help cyclists, making Aberdonian cyclists ‘feel less confident’.
  • Most Scots are familiar with the sight of Jim and Carole demonstrating the wonders of Aberdonian soil.


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A person from Aberdeen.
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  • ‘It's not true that Aberdonians are tightfisted,’ he will remark.
  • With plans for a new shopping development in the city centre, Aberdonians have a spring in their step and money in their pockets.
  • There is a higher proportion of young people among the Aberdonians than in the greyer-haired central belt majority.


mid 17th century: from medieval Latin Aberdonia 'Aberdeen' + -an.

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