See also: texan

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Texas +‎ -an.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛksən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛksən

AdjectiveEdit

Texan (comparative more Texan, superlative most Texan)

  1. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of the U.S. state of Texas.
  2. (less common) Of or pertaining to the U.S. state of Texas in general.

Usage notesEdit

Unlike many demonyms, the adjective normally used to refer to the state is Texas, not Texan (e.g. the Texas capital, not the Texan capital). Texan is normally used only in contexts referring to the people.

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NounEdit

Texan (plural Texans)

  1. A native or resident of the state of Texas in the United States of America.
    • 2015 November 9, “Why The Electoral College Ruins Democracy”, in Adam Ruins Everything[1] (television production), truTV, truTV, spoken by himself (Adam Conover), 00:02:08 from the start:
      In 2012, over three million Texans voted Democrat.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Texas +‎ -an.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Texan m (plural Texans, feminine Texane)

  1. Texan (resident or native of Texas)

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