Meaning of Bahraini in English:


Pronunciation /bɑːˈreɪni/


  • Relating to or characteristic of Bahrain or its people.

    ‘he is a member of the Bahraini royal family’
    • ‘Bahraini parents like to tell their children that pearls are created when a mermaid's tears fall into an open oyster shell.’
    • ‘The most prized furnishings in Bahraini households are handwoven rugs, either imported from Iran or locally crafted.’
    • ‘He owns a Bahraini company aiming to set up theme parks and music academies in the Middle East.’
    • ‘Jackson's brother is a friend of a Bahraini prince.’
    • ‘Both Ferraris were quicker than the two Toyotas also working on test programmes at the Bahraini track.’
    • ‘We had a semi-traditional Bahraini breakfast, and talked running, amongst various other topics.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Bahrain.

    ‘an opportunity for young Bahrainis to spend a postgraduate year in another country’
    • ‘The Bahraini believes he is capable of the World record.’
    • ‘Bandar, who was born in Sudan and married a Bahraini, was employed as an adviser to the Cabinet Affairs Ministry.’
    • ‘He will be the first Bahraini to head the organization.’
    • ‘The Bahrainis are-hands down-the warmest people in the Persian Gulf.’
    • ‘The family is the center of life for Bahrainis.’
    • ‘Last year, Bahrainis overwhelmingly endorsed a national charter that spelled out the reform programme.’