Definition of Czechoslovakian in English:



  • Relating to or characteristic of the former country Czechoslovakia or its inhabitants.

    ‘a Czechoslovakian film and a television series’
    • ‘He was born in Pittsburgh to Czechoslovakian immigrant parents; his surname was originally Warhola.’
    • ‘They have more in common than their Czechoslovakian roots.’
    • ‘Though he hails from London, his mother is Czechoslovakian.’
    • ‘He was a member of the Czech group The Eight (Osma), whose aim was to give a new direction to Czechoslovak art.’
    • ‘The university was named after the first Czechoslovak president, T. G. Masaryk.’


  • 1A native or inhabitant of the former country Czechoslovakia.

    ‘a trio of merry Czechoslovakians’
    • ‘The beautiful, but tortured, Ilsa is a Czechoslovakian, a refugee from an invaded country.’
    • ‘The Polish forces numbered 64,000 and the Czechoslovaks 40,000.’
    • ‘After only one full academic year, the school's enrollment had grown to sixty-one with the addition of Czechoslovakians, Romanians, and Italians.’
    • ‘A reported half a million Czechoslovakians took to the streets in what was first a celebration of their hockey team's victory, but which evolved into a protest against the Soviet military.’
    • ‘In their 20s, they were picked from a small army of Czechoslovaks who had escaped to Britain in the hope of fighting to free their country.’
  • 2mass noun The language of the former country Czechoslovakia.

    ‘he speaks English a lot better than I speak Czechoslovakian’
    • ‘They all got round us, patted us on the back, shaking hands, "Good boys, good boys, etc" all in Czechoslovakian.’
    • ‘“I am here to learn Czechoslovakian!” I said.’
    • ‘The latest surprise was a telephone call that he received last week requesting permission to translate the novel into Czechoslovak.’
    • ‘He talked to my mother in Czechoslovakian.’