- 1A native or inhabitant of any of the islands of the West Indies.More example sentences
- The panel included voters from every Test nation, still their final choice of five came from only three teams - two Australians, two West Indians and an Englishman.
- Many black Africans and West Indians found employment on British vessels as personal servants or more often in the formal role of cooks or stewards.
- These fundamentally contrasting images and generalisations about Asians and West Indians are not hidden away in private conversations, to be teased out through subtle research.
- 1.1A person of West Indian descent.More example sentences
- English is the first language of some of the Blacks who are descended from West Indians.
- Since the 1960s, immigrant Asians and West Indians have lacked confidence in the British Government's capacity to deal with them justly.
- He highlights the contribution which British West Indians have made to the development of modern Costa Rica.
adjectiveBack to top
- Of or relating to the West Indies or its people.More example sentences
- It reflects a moment in which Jamaican pop music was synthesising Black R&B and West Indian mento music.
- The beat of very loud West Indian music could be heard emanating from the house, and he had to wait some time for an answer.
- Well, I kind of grew up around West Indian music because of the area where I lived.
More definitions of West IndianDefinition of West Indian in:
- The British & World English dictionary