Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An inhabitant of an island.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who lives on an island.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inhabitant of an island.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of an island.
  • n. An obsolete form of Icelander.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inhabitant of an island

Etymologies

island +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The latest arrested islander is Jin, who apparently had too much Juice before getting behind the wheel.

    …OF THE DAY | Best Week Ever

  • The hitmaking islander is teaming up with five of today’s hottest music stars for her next effort.

    New Rihanna Album Cover (“Rated R” December 2009)

  • A fabulously laid-back lifestyle that fits our "islander" attitude (in comparison to the rest of the West), the kangaroo passport and great schools for the kids.

    Kottu

  • Pikes Peak - Live image from Colorado Springs natural wonder ( "America the Beautiful"), submitted by Gwen Ingram; and this image of Port Canaveral - Live images from south Florida, with camera controls, submitted by "islander"

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  • "It's the word 'islander' that really gets me," said Tennant, the student government president at Westchester Community College.

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  • The islander flew stateside on April 2 to visit six-year-old Jasmina Anema in her hospital room at NYU Medical Center.

    Jasmina Anema Has Died Of Leukemia At Age 6

  • The Grammy-winning islander continues to push her limits musically and physically as she promotes her fourth studio album, Rated R, available now.

    Rachel McAdams Talks Lindsay Lohan In January Vogue

  • And refusing to conform to the destructive stereotype of the stoic, silent, undemanding, almost invisible, islander.

    No more wild stereotypes about Shetland

  • Salt was the estimated 800 pound blue marlin from three years ago. we were trolling for tuna 5 miles south of the canyons. we all watched in amazement as it came up and inhaled a ballyhoo behind a orange islander.

    Big Fish Fights

  • Whatever the label, black, white, hispanic, pacific islander … we all have one thing in common, (with exceptions for green carders and illegals), we are Americans.

    Think Progress » Beck: ‘African-American is a bogus, PC, made-up term. I mean, that’s not a race.’

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