Adjective "asian" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to Asia or its people, customs, or languages.
  1. 'I guess it finally hit me because we ended up at a rather weird Asian noodle place for lunch.'
  2. 'He said that another chief theme was to get more Asian women into business.'
  3. 'Fred and I rarely eat Asian food at home, but maybe this simple recipe will help change that.'
  4. 'Similarly, my local library is full of books in Asian languages but no books in Gaelic.'
  5. 'He will not need a lengthy learning period before getting up to speed on Asian issues.'
  6. 'It is also a denial of that girl's right to fulfil her potential at a time when many Asian girls are doing well at school.'
  7. 'A new heated discussion is taking place now between the five Central Asian countries.'
  8. 'As the violence escalated several Asian businesses along Legrams Lane were smashed.'
  9. 'She has opened eight Asian dance academies and is now lined up to work with Gareth Gates on his latest tour.'
  10. 'Fish was the dish of the day as a brave Bradford chef attempted to create the world's largest Asian dish.'


A native of Asia or a person of Asian descent.
  1. 'Five young Asians told us how they are adopting the tradition of arranged marriages to suit their modern needs.'
  2. 'Note that I am in no way disrespecting Asia, Asians or Asian products with this name.'
  3. 'They look like typically articulate and casually dressed young Asians.'
  4. 'This last fact is of little interest to the Japanese - like most Asians, they have no fear of MSG.'
  5. 'The station was given the title after being the popular vote of UK Asians.'
  6. 'This is extremely useful as it gives a real idea of what influence this growing band of Asians had on British life.'
  7. 'To see what is really bothering young Asians, look no further than BBC radio's Asian Network.'
  8. 'It was also responsible for a gradual introduction of Indians and other Asians into British society.'
  9. 'Rice is so important to the Asian diet that it may be the main component of almost all the meals Asians consume.'
  10. 'The problem centres on the different ways in which Asians and Africans are treated in the census form.'


1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of Asia or its inhabitants. noun

2. a native or inhabitant of Asia, or a person of Asian descent.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be asian with difficulties."

"japaneses can be asian in/at/on hours."

"markets can be asian."

"nations can be asian."

"countries can be asian."

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(Asian)Late Middle English: from Latin Asianus, from Greek Asianos, from Asia (see Asia).