Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

kamaaina

play
noun ka·ma·ai·na \ˌkä-mə-ˈī-nə\

Definition of kamaaina

  1. :  one who has lived in Hawaii for a long time



Origin of kamaaina

Hawaiian kama'āina, from kama child + 'āina land


First Known Use: 1903

Rhymes with kamaaina


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up kamaaina? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by grandiloquent style

Get Word of the Day daily email!