Definition of Paraguayan in English:


Pronunciation /ˌperəˈɡwīən/ /ˌpɛrəˈɡwaɪən/

Translate Paraguayan into Spanish


  • Relating to or characteristic of Paraguay or its people.

    ‘the great Paraguayan novelist’
    • ‘The Paraguayan team played a perfect match during the first leg in front of a terrific stadium atmosphere.’
    • ‘He prayed for "wisdom, prudence and justice to fulfill my duty to serve the noble Paraguayan people."’
    • ‘The company has been a pioneer in the Paraguayan solar market.’
    • ‘We want to be legally recognized as Afro-Paraguayan, because we are really African and we are really Paraguayan.’
    • ‘Dumplings are often used in soup dishes in South America, and Bori-Bori is a Paraguayan dumpling soup.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Paraguay.

    ‘the film had a cast mainly of Paraguayans’
    • ‘The Paraguayan scored an impressive 23 goals in 57 appearances for the Lancashire side.’
    • ‘Nearly 90% of all Paraguayans speak both Spanish and indigenous Guarani.’
    • ‘The Paraguayans won the first leg 1-0 on Thursday.’
    • ‘I'll need help from all the Paraguayans to govern in the next five years.’
    • ‘Paraguayan food is similar to that of Argentina and Uruguay, although Paraguayans eat less meat.’