- a member of a South American Indian people living chiefly in NE South America and formerly in the West Indies
- the language of this people
nounpl. Arawak, or Ar·a·waks
- A member of a South American Indian people formerly inhabiting much of the Greater Antilles and now living chiefly in certain regions of Guiana.
- The Arawakan language of the Arawak.
- Pertaining to the Arawak peoples or their languages.