What does the word Hibernian mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A native of Ireland.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Irish.

Usage examples for Hibernian

  1. " 'Tis the Nautilas," observes the Mate, and he calls it " Naughty Lass" with hibernian unconsciousness of his own humour. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  2. He might have written as many novels as Sir Walter Scott, and died master of some Hibernian Abbotsford, some fair domain among the bright green hills that look down upon broad Shannon's silvery falls. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  3. It may be that the action is that happily explained by one of the Hibernian bathmen in an American water- cure establishment. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009