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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An attitude characteristic of those in the U.S. who live toward the equator; A locution or pronunciation peculiar to the states of the USA toward the Equator.

Usage examples (4)
  • Is that just some residual southernism from myyouth?
  • There are a number of photographs of me in my early years, and I was so cute that it is almost Hitler-Jungen creepy: fair-skinned, hair so light that it typically earned the...
  • I wanted to use some sort of southernism in place of “much” but I couldn’t think of how to phrase it properly.
  • He then records another typical southernism, "won't no," as in "that won't no surprise" = "that wasn't a surprise", content merely to call "won't" a "misuse" and the... for more
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