[ an-duh-muh-neez, -nees ]

noun,plural An·da·man·ese.
  1. Also Andaman. Also called Andaman Islander. a member of a people that comprise the Indigenous population of the Andaman Islands.

  2. the language of the Andamanese, of uncertain genetic affiliation.


Origin of Andamanese

First recorded in 1860–65; Andaman + -ese

Words Nearby Andamanese Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Andamanese in a sentence

  • The street is used.1503 The Andamanese women are modest and very careful about decency of dress and conversation.

    Folkways | William Graham Sumner