Definition of Yemeni in English:


Pronunciation /ˈyemənē/ /ˈjɛməni/

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  • Relating to Yemen or its people.

    ‘the Yemeni president’
    • ‘Allegedly, he orchestrated the attack on the USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden.’
    • ‘On 22 May 1990 the new Yemeni nation was born.’
    • ‘Probably half the people on the list are Saudi and one-third are Yemeni.’


  • A native or inhabitant of Yemen, or a person of Yemeni descent.

    ‘For one thing, the Yemeni might be reluctant to see the investigation stray into uncomfortable areas.’
    • ‘Why should an American care about a Yemeni?’
    • ‘If you take that literally enough, almost any Yemeni is guilty.’
    • ‘In a phone conversation with a fellow Yemeni in Pakistan, he mentions several Muslim names that the journalist does not recognize.’
    • ‘More than half of all Yemenis are small farmers.’