[ US /ˌkɛnˈtəkiən/ ]
  1. a native or resident of Kentucky
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How To Use Kentuckian In A Sentence

  • Bragg was forced to issue his own proclamation to the men of Kentucky, but the Kentuckians were not in a suasible mood.
  • His fellow Republicans ignored him and were about to let his expire, but fellow Kentuckian Mitch McConnell realized they needed him to maintain his hold on the bill if they were to keep up their obstructionist agenda without anyone useful getting blamed for it. Think Progress » Bunning Whines About Missing Basketball Game, Tells Dems ‘Tough Sh*t’ On Unemployment Benefits
  • He would bring him to his office after the Senate recessed and ply him with drinks until the inebriated Kentuckian would agree to anything Johnson wanted.
  • In front of the camera were two unfakable underdogs: rugged Kentuckian Ray Salyer as the railman, and Gorman Hendricks as his older, bewhiskered friend. Where American Dreams Went to Drink
  • Mississippi, and a parfect pictur of a wappin 'big man called Kentuckian there. The Attaché; or, Sam Slick in England — Complete
  • The northern counties had at once become strongly Anti-Nebraska; the conservative Whig counties of the center inclined to the Know-Nothings; while the Kentuckians and Carolinians, who had settled the southern end, had strong antipathies to what they called abolitionism, and applauded Douglas and repeal. A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln
  • I think he's bringing to Washington a lot of lonely nights in the sense that he's not going to make that many friends in the Senate right away because he is going to be a passionate advocate for the things he believes in and, by and large, they will not be the things that even his fellow Kentuckian, Mitch McConnell, believes in. 'Vanity Fair' Writer: What Will Speaker Boehner Do?
  • He said: "Heaps of colored people" thought I was a "Kentuckian;" they said, I looked like one and that my team and carriage looked like a Kentucky rig. The Bark Covered House
  • I told him that I was very well acquainted in some parts of Michigan, that I had been in Canada and that a great many people there called me a "Kentuckian;" and I didn't know as it mattered what I was called so long as I was able to pay him for his cattle. The Bark Covered House
  • For instance: at a rustic dance in that state a Kentuckian said to an acquaintance of mine, in reply to his asking the name of a very fine girl, "That's my sister, stranger; and I flatter myself that she shows the _nastiest_ ankle in all Kentuck" -- _Unde derivatur_, from the constant rifle-practice in that state, a good shot or a pretty shot is termed also a nasty shot, because it would make a _nasty_ wound: Diary in America, Series One
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