noun, adjective

  1. Yugoslav.


  1. a native or inhabitant of the former country of Yugoslavia.
  2. a southern Slav; a member of the southern group of Slavic peoples.Compare Slav.


  1. of or relating to the Yugoslavs.

adjective, noun

  1. a variant spelling of Yugoslav, Yugoslavian


  1. (formerly) a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Yugoslavia (sense 1 or 2)
  2. (not in technical use) another name for Serbo-Croat (def. 1)


  1. (formerly) of, relating to, or characteristic of Yugoslavia (sense 1 or 2) or its people

1853, from Slav + Serbo-Croatian jugo- “south,” comb. form of jug “south, south wind, noon,” from Old Church Slavonic jugu.

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