Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun indian

3 senses of indian

Sense 1
Indian, American Indian, Red Indian -- (a member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived)
       => Amerindian, Native American -- (any member of the peoples living in North or South America before the Europeans arrived)

Sense 2
Indian -- (a native or inhabitant of India)
       => Asian, Asiatic -- (a native or inhabitant of Asia)

Sense 3
Amerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, American Indian, Indian -- (any of the languages spoken by Amerindians)
       => natural language, tongue -- (a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language)

Similarity of adj indian

2 senses of indian

Sense 1
Indian -- (of or relating to or characteristic of India or the East Indies or their peoples or languages or cultures; "the Indian subcontinent"; "Indian saris")

Sense 2
Indian, Amerind, Amerindic, Native American -- (of or pertaining to American Indians or their culture or languages; "Native American religions"; "Indian arrowheads")

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