southernism

Definitions of southernism
  1. noun
    a locution or pronunciation peculiar to the southern United States
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    type of:
    expression, locution, saying
    a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
  2. noun
    an attitude characteristic of Southerners (especially in the US)
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    type of:
    attitude, mental attitude
    a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
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