Definition of General American in US English:

General American


  • (in nontechnical use) the variety of English spoken in the greater part of the US, particularly with reference to the lack of regional characteristics.

    • ‘I'll have more to say about how it differs from General American and other English accents in this section.’
    • ‘So the midwestern dialect, which General American is closest to, really grew out of the midwestern accent.’


General American

/ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəl əˈmɛrəkən/