USAian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

USA +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

USAian (comparative more USAian, superlative most USAian)

  1. (informal) Of or pertaining to the United States.
    • 2000 2 January, Don Cochrane, “Re: Cross-border currency (was Re: McDonald's cash register?)”, alt.folklore.urban, Usenet:
      Back in the '60s and '70s, when I was a wee lad, the economics were such that the Canadian dollar was actually worth a bit more than its USAian counterpart.
    • 2001 6 November, Beable van Polasm, “Freudian Slurp”, alt.religion.kibology, Usenet:
      George Bush (Senior) is for some reason in Austria. He made the amusing Freudian slip of saying "Bob Hope" (incredibly funny USAian comedian) instead of "Bob Hawke" (former Austrian Prime Minister, and holder of the WORLD RECORD for DRINKING BEER).
    • 2003 4 November, Joe Manfre, “Re: Dear World”, alt.religion.kibology, Usenet:
      Here in Canada they have dollar stores that sell the same crap as in USAian dollar stores except they only cost a Canadian dollar here!
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

Noun[edit]

USAian (plural USAians)

  1. (informal) A citizen or resident of the United States.