Definition of Islington in English:

Islington

noun

British
informal, depreciative
  • Attributive Designating or relating to (the type of) a middle-class, socially aware person with centre-left or left-wing views supposedly characteristic of Islington residents. Especially in "Islington Man", "Islington Person".

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Times. From Islington, the name of a borough of North London.

Pronunciation

Islington

/ˈɪzlɪŋt(ə)n/