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south·ern·er

also South·ern·er  (sŭth′ər-nər)
n.
A native or inhabitant of the south, especially the southern United States.

Southerner

(ˈsʌðənə)
n
(Peoples) (sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the south of any specified region, esp the South of England or the Southern states of the US

south•ern•er

(ˈsʌð ər nər)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of the south.
2. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of the southern U.S.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.southerner - an American who lives in the SouthSoutherner - an American who lives in the South  
South - the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
Confederate - a supporter of the Confederate States of America
good ol' boy, good old boy, good ole boy - a white male Southerner with an unpretentious convivial manner and conservative or intolerant attitudes and a strong sense of fellowship with and loyalty to other members of his peer group
Translations
من أهالي الجَنوب
Jižan
personsydlænding
délvidéki lakos
sunnanmaîur; suîurríkjamaîur
Južan
güneyli

southerner

[ˈsʌðənəʳ] Nhabitante mf del sur, sureño/a m/f (esp LAm)
she's a southerneres del sur

southerner

[ˈsʌðərr] nméridional(e) m/fsouthern hemisphere n
the southern hemisphere → l'hémisphère m sud, l'hémisphère m austral

southerner

nBewohner(in) m(f)des Südens, Südengländer(in) m(f)/-deutsche(r) mfetc; (from the Mediterranean) → Südländer(in) m(f); (US) → Südstaatler(in) m(f)

southerner

[ˈsʌðənəʳ] nabitante m/f del sud

south

(sauθ) noun
1. the direction to the right of a person facing the rising sun, or any part of the earth lying in that direction. He stood facing towards the south; She lives in the south of France.
2. one of the four main points of the compass.
adjective
1. in the south. She works on the south coast.
2. from the direction of the south. a south wind.
adverb
towards the south. This window faces south.
southerly (ˈsaðəli) adjective
1. (of a wind etc) coming from the south. a southerly wind.
2. looking, lying etc towards the south. in a southerly direction.
southern (ˈsaðən) adjective
of the south. Your speech sounds southern to me; Australia is in the southern hemisphere.
southerner (ˈsaðənə) noun
a person who lives, or was born, in a southern region or country.
southernmost (ˈsaðənmoust) adjective
being furthest south. the southernmost point on the mainland.
ˈsouthward adjective
towards the south. in a southward direction.
ˈsouthward(s) adverb
towards the south. We are moving southwards.
ˈsouthbound adjective
travelling southwards. southbound traffic.
ˌsouth-ˈeast / ˌsouth-ˈwest nouns
the direction midway between south and east or south and west, or any part of the earth lying in that direction.
adjective
1. in the south-east or south-west. the south-east coast.
2. from the direction of the south-east or south-west. a south-east wind.
adverb
towards the south-east or south-west. The gateway faces south-west.
ˌsouth-ˈeasterly / ˌsouth-ˈwesterly adjective
1. (of a wind etc) coming from the south-east or south-west. a south-easterly wind.
2. looking, lying etc towards the south-east or south-west. a south-westerly direction.
ˌsouth-ˈeastern / ˌsouth-ˈwestern adjective
of the south-east or south-west. a south-western dialect.
the South Pole
the southern end of the imaginary line through the earth, round which it turns.
References in classic literature ?
I've seen a Southerner on being introduced to the King of England hand that monarch, without batting his eyes, the information that his grandaunt on his mother's side was related by marriage to the Perkinses, of Charleston.
As he grew to such manhood as is attainable by a Southerner who does not care which way elections go the attachment between him and his beautiful mother--whom from early childhood he had called Katy--became yearly stronger and more tender.
The other, the East king, the king of blood-red sunrises, I represent to myself as a spare Southerner with clear-cut features, black-browed and dark-eyed, gray-robed, upright in sunshine, resting a smooth-shaven cheek in the palm of his hand, impenetrable, secret, full of wiles, fine-drawn, keen - meditating aggressions.
Only in the colour of their skin did they differ materially from us; that is of the appearance of polished ebony, and odd as it may seem for a Southerner to say it, adds to rather than detracts from their marvellous beauty.
But as it happens that not one stroke can labor lay to without some new acquaintance with nature, and as nature is inexhaustibly significant, the inhabitants of these climates have always excelled the southerner in force.
His voice at once announced that he was a Southerner, and from his fine stature, I thought he must be one of those tall mountaineers from the Alleganian Ridge in Virginia.
Fleury, as you will have guessed already, was a Southerner, destined, no doubt, to become the responsible editor of a liberal journal.
She is from an old southern family in America, and southerners pride themselves upon their loyalty.
The minister, who inclined strongly to abolitionist views, was quite doubtful whether such a step might not tend somewhat to encourage the southerners in holding on to their slaves; while the doctor, who was a stanch colonizationist, inclined to the opinion that Miss Ophelia ought to go, to show the Orleans people that we don't think hardly of them, after all.
He dashed to the fire, where he found the lama already surrounded by dishes of food, the hillmen visibly adoring him and the Southerners looking sourly.
It can never be utterly stamped out," Muscari answered; "because armed revolt is a recreation natural to southerners.
Splendid weather, this; a little cold for Southerners like me.