Meaning of Tobagonian in English:


Pronunciation /ˌtəʊbəˈɡəʊnɪən/


  • Relating to or characteristic of the island of Tobago or its people.

    ‘the most popular Trinidadian and Tobagonian music’
    • ‘One popular Trinidadian and Tobagonian dish is pelau, or rice mixed with pork or chicken and various local vegetables.’
    • ‘He has leapt to the defence of his under-fire team-mate, insisting that the Tobagonian striker can still cut the mustard in top-flight football.’
    • ‘Traditionally, Trinidadian and Tobagonian men were the sole providers of income for their families.’
    • ‘The black Tobagonian experience is somewhat different.’
    • ‘The sad reality is there is a negative reaction toward any upcoming African-Trinidadian/Tobagonian male who wears dreadlocks.’


  • A native or inhabitant of the island of Tobago.

    ‘I am a born and bred Tobagonian’
    • ‘The Tobagonian, who composes his own songs, said his passion has always been to perform before a live audience.’
    • ‘From visiting an optician to appointments with medical specialists, Tobagonians must - sometimes weekly - leave home.’
    • ‘The government of Trinidad and Tobago does not allow for Trinidadians and Tobagonians to hold dual citizenship abroad.’
    • ‘Tobagonians were bracing for the start of yet another rainy season.’
    • ‘Scores of Tobagonians come to Trinidad to study.’