Meaning of Montenegrin in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɒntɪˈniːɡrɪn/


(also Montenegran)
  • 1A native or inhabitant of Montenegro.

    ‘the engineer who built it is a Montenegrin’
    • ‘The tall Montenegrin is returning home.’
    • ‘I grappled with the iron bar, dragged it back with difficulty, and admitted a tall old Montenegrin, whose wet coat and travelling bag showed he had come to stay.’
    • ‘We passed a school and the playground was full of sturdy young Montenegrins.’
  • 2mass noun The Slavic language of the Montenegrins.


(also Montenegran)
  • Relating to or characteristic of Montenegro or its inhabitants.

    ‘the jewel of the Montenegrin coast’
    • ‘The aircraft carrier is stationed off the Montenegrin coast.’
    • ‘A Montenegrin friend, who now lives in England, is keen to point out that Montenegro remains a multi-cultural republic.’
    • ‘The Serbian and the Montenegrin authorities started an investigation into the causes of the accident.’
    • ‘In Montenegrin folklore, the origin of evil is a beautiful woman.’
    • ‘It is now the height of the Montenegrin winter and bitterly cold.’
    • ‘The Montenegrin sense of honour has made me feel more at home in this far corner of Europe than in any other foreign land.’
    • ‘The total length of the spectacular Montenegrin coastline is 290 kilometers.’
    • ‘Montenegrin medieval monasteries are decorated with thousands of square meters of frescos on their walls.’
    • ‘The perper was the first Montenegrin currency, minted in 1906.’
    • ‘He was much relieved when we had crossed the Montenegrin border.’