Definition of Morningside in English:


proper noun

  • 1A residential district in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    1. 1.1[as modifier]Denoting an affected, refined accent associated with some residents of Morningside.
      • ‘It is crucial to this experiment, by the way, that you do not already have an Asian or a Morningside accent.’
      • ‘After the reading, one of the Morningside ladies raised her hand.’
      upper-class, refined, aristocratic, affected, home counties, fruity, grand
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