[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-]

adjective, noun, plural Tir·o·lese.


or Tir·o·lese

[tir-uh-leez, -lees, tahy-ruh-]

adjective, noun, plural Tyr·o·lese.

Origin of Tyrolese

First recorded in 1800–10; Tyrol + -ese Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for tirolese

Historical Examples of tirolese

  • A Tirolese saga speaks of a man who had a wife of unknown extraction.

    The Science of Fairy Tales

    Edwin Sidney Hartland

  • Whatever faults the Tirolese may have to answer for, they will not arise from religion being put out of sight.

  • The chisel of the Tirolese sculptor Nissl has set forth in grotesque design a group of Jews fulfilling their fearful deed.

  • The sufferings of the Tirolese on this occasion doubtless tended to confirm them in their aversion for the Lutheran League.

  • The troubles of 1848 gave the Tirolese again an opportunity of showing that their ancient loyalty was undiminished.

British Dictionary definitions for tirolese


adjective, noun

a variant spelling of Tyrolese


Tyrolean (ˌtɪrəʊˈlɪən)


of or relating to the Austrian state of Tyrol or its inhabitants


a native or inhabitant of Tyrol
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