Definition of Rwandan in English:



  • Relating to Rwanda or its people.

    ‘a well-known Rwandan university lecturer’
    • ‘The new station hit the Rwandan airwaves in 1993, and from the start provided a soundtrack for an impending conflict.’
    • ‘This was Rwandan football's greatest day to date.’
    • ‘He threw himself into Rwandan life with gusto.’


  • A native or citizen of Rwanda.

    ‘he is the only Rwandan left in the tournament’
    • ‘One player got off the bench and hit a Rwandan with his boot.’
    • ‘He did recall a small victory that came out of a meeting with two human rights activists, an American and a Rwandan.’
    • ‘Rwandans almost always shake hands upon encountering someone.’