Definition of Uruguayan in English:


Pronunciation /ˌ(y)o͝orəˈɡwīən/ /ˌ(j)ʊrəˈɡwaɪən/

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  • Relating to or characteristic of Uruguay or its people.

    ‘the players are Uruguayan champions for the third time’
    • ‘The fleet-footed Uruguayan striker found the back of the net twice in a 3–1 victory over leaderless Sunderland.’
    • ‘It is difficult to compete with this unparalleled collection of contemporary Uruguayan and international art.’
    • ‘Movement toward grain fattening has been slow, because neither Argentine nor Uruguayan consumers have a taste for marbled beef.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Uruguay.

    ‘Uruguayans generally prefer freshly made pasta’
    • ‘The prolific Uruguayan captained Liverpool to victory.’
    • ‘The Uruguayan writes in short, epigrammatic sentences and breaks up his book into many chapters, each running to not more than half-a-dozen paragraphs.’
    • ‘Uruguayans appreciate many forms of music.’