Definition of Glaswegian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡlazˈwējən/


Relating to Glasgow.
Example sentences
  • Barga and Glasgow have a strong connection, since many Glaswegian Italians hail originally from there.
  • Amid all this celebration of the wit and wisdom to be found on the streets of Glasgow, Smith also pointed out that the Glaswegian propensity for patter was directly linked to ego size.
  • But Mungo, despite his importance in Glaswegian legend, is not allowed must more than a passing mention, thanks to the scarcity of authentic sources.


1A native of Glasgow.
Example sentences
  • However, the club could not continue without a feed through to the senior side of native Glaswegians.
  • It's a history of Glasgow that many Glaswegians are even unaware of.
  • I believe Glaswegians see themselves as being from Glasgow, not south, east or west.
1.1The dialect or accent of people from Glasgow.
Example sentences
  • We not only speak it but we're quick to imitate their accents - Glaswegian, Mancunian, Yorkshire - and comfort them with all their problems that pour down a telephone line.
  • We are divided at times by language, which is a shame because there is nothing so mellifluous as broad Glaswegian with an Asian accent.
  • He spoke with a west of Scotland accent, possibly Glaswegian.


From Glasgow, on the pattern of words such as Norwegian.

Words that rhyme with Glaswegian

legion, Norwegian, region

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Syllabification: Glas·we·gian

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