Meaning of Shetlander in English:


Pronunciation /ˈʃɛtləndə/


  • A native or inhabitant of the Shetland Islands.

    ‘the young Shetlander got drunk with a friend’
    • ‘As a Shetlander, I have always considered the Hebrides lush and luxurious.’
    • ‘The Shetlander is in charge of a union that is difficult to lead.’
    • ‘The Coventry-born musician and the dark-haired Shetlander became inseparable.’
    • ‘The Shetlanders are resourceful people.’
    • ‘Like many Shetlanders, he believes the islands, colonised by Vikings in the ninth century, have a distinct identity.’