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
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Examples from the Web for tyrolese

Historical Examples of tyrolese

  • "I vote that we are all Tyrolese peasanths," lisped the fat and dumpy Mrs. Malone.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • Kings were always kind; so the Tyrolese think, who love their lords.

    The Nrnberg Stove

    Louisa de la Ram (AKA Ouida)

  • If she needed a concrete illustration she could point to the Tyrolese.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • The Adige was crossed by the Austrians under cover of Tyrolese rifleshots.

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

  • Shots rang from the outposts; the Tyrolese sprang to arms; "Sandra!"

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

British Dictionary definitions for 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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