Definitions

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  • adj. Of, from, or relating to Bristol.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Bristol.
  • n. The dialect sometimes spoken by the people of Bristol.

Etymologies

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From Bristol +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Now with his first "artist" album, the Bristolian has continued to venture beyond the bounds of genre; synthesising West Coast funk and soul with his own west country bass stylings.

    Joker: The Vision – review

  • Holloway spent what is reported to have been a cordial half-hour in Dowd's dressing room after the game, but his assertion that the referee got "three massive decisions wrong" could land him with yet another FA improper conduct charge and ban, what him being an avuncular Bristolian with a funny accent, as opposed to … say, Sir Alex Ferguson.

    Five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

  • Their May bank holiday party at the same Shoreditch venue was graced by Ewan Pearson, Simon Baker and Maya Jane Coles; this time they've outdone themselves by securing the services of DJ historian and king of the edit Greg Wilson, Wolf + Lamb's house virtuoso Jozif, Bristolian upstart Julio Bashmore, and Crazy P Soundsystem featuring Danielle Moore.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • Miller namechecks new artist Grimes, "whose sound resembles Aphex Twin", and James Blake, "who definitely references 90s Bristolian trip-hop artists like Portishead and Tricky".

    Stone Roses, Trainspotting and the grunge look: the 90s revival is here

  • Bristolian Stephen Merchant is well aware of his place in the pecking order.

    This week's new comedy

  • Look out also for a live set from trombone-touting Bristolian Bass Clef, whose self-released 2011 album Inner Space Break Free is an overlooked treat.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • "Yeah, occasionally," says the Bristolian, who will again line up in the Open field when they tee off on Thursday at St Andrews.

    The Open 2010: Mum's the word as Chris Wood prepares to have major say

  • Refusing to bow to such convention, the Bristolian has instead asked players such as the impressive David Vaughan, Charlie Adam and Luke Varney to raise their personal technical bars.

    Ian Holloway wants Blackpool to play like world champions Spain

  • Even the crockery was made in the Burg, and the cutlery was a cast-off from another Bristolian restaurant.

    Very Tasty, Very Brizzle

  • RRRRR mate isn't said anymore due to widespread commedic effect but pirate speak is nothing more than a strong Bristolian accent.

    Old Peg Leg

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