Jugoslav

[ yoo-goh-slahv, -slav ]
/ ˈyu goʊˌslɑv, -ˌslæv /

noun, adjective

Related forms

Ju·go·slav·ic, adjective

Definition for jugoslav (2 of 2)

Yugoslav

or Ju·go·slav

[ yoo-goh-slahv, -slav ]
/ ˈyu goʊˌslɑv, -ˌslæv /

noun

a native or inhabitant of the former country of Yugoslavia.
a southern Slav; a member of the southern group of Slavic peoples.Compare Slav.

adjective

of or relating to the Yugoslavs.

Origin of Yugoslav

1850–55; earlier Jugo-Slav < German Jugoslawe < Serbo-Croatian Jugoslòvēn, Jugoslàvēn, equivalent to jȕg south + -o- -o- + Slovēn, Slavēn Slav

Related forms

pro-Yu·go·slav, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for jugoslav (1 of 2)

Jugoslav

Jugoslavian (ˌjuːɡəʊˈslɑːvɪən)

/ (ˈjuːɡəʊˌslɑːv) /

adjective, noun

a variant spelling of Yugoslav, Yugoslavian

British Dictionary definitions for jugoslav (2 of 2)

Yugoslav

Jugoslav

/ (ˈjuːɡəʊˌslɑːv) /

noun

(formerly) a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Yugoslavia (sense 1 or 2)
(not in technical use) another name for Serbo-Croat (def. 1)

adjective

(formerly) of, relating to, or characteristic of Yugoslavia (sense 1 or 2) or its people
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