The word Kriol could mean one of the following ethnic groups:

  • Belizean Kriol people or Kriols
  • Upper Guinea Kriol people

It could also mean any of the following Creole languages:

  • The English-based Australian Kriol language
  • The English-based Belizean Kriol language, also called Belizean Creole
  • The English-based Col√≥n Creole (Kriol) spoken in Panama
  • The Portuguese-based Guinea-Bissau Creole