Definitions for iranianɪˈreɪ ni ən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word iranian

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Irani, Iranian, Persian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Iran

    "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"

  2. Iranian, Iranian language(adj)

    the modern Persian language spoken in Iran

  3. Iranian, Persian(adj)

    of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture

    "Iranian mountains"; "Iranian security police"


  1. Iranian(Noun)

    A person from Iran or of Iranian descent.

  2. Iranian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Iran, the Iranian people or the Iranian languages.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iranian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Iran

  2. Iranian(noun)

    a native of Iran; also, the Iranian or Persian language, a division of the Aryan family of languages

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kerry:

    All of them are Iranian-American families.

  2. Martin Dempsey:

    The U.S. may not like Iranian influence in Iraq.

  3. Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi:

    The Iranian agenda of the Houthis will not last.

  4. Amir Hekmati:

    I did not relax until we were out of Iranian airspace.

  5. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    To see our guys in that situation on Iranian TV -- that's really not okay.


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