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adj. Chiefly British
Not characteristic of the upper class, especially in language usage.
(esp of language) not characteristic of or used by the upper class. Compare U1
not characteristic of the upper classes.
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|Adj.||1.||non-U - not characteristic of the upper classes especially in language use|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom