Definition of stateside in English:

stateside

adverb & adjective

North American
informal
  • Of, in, or toward the US (used in reference to the US from elsewhere or from the geographically separate states of Alaska and Hawaii)

    as adjective ‘stateside police departments’
    as adverb ‘they were headed stateside’
    • ‘So, the soldiers sprang into action and enlisted stateside help from doctors, politicians and churches.’
    • ‘Do the diary entries and letters offer different perspectives about her life as a stateside soldier?’
    • ‘If a U.S. publisher decides to bring the games stateside, expect to hear more.’
    • ‘Probably one of those weightlifters from back stateside, he thought.’
    • ‘Sloan is one of those bands whose lack of popularity stateside is lamented and ridiculed by their devoted fans.’
    • ‘When he came home the following Christmas, Levi was happy to know he would be sent somewhere stateside after the holidays.’
    • ‘Pierce literally wrote the book on stateside terrorism.’
    • ‘Being a conscientious objector does not guarantee stateside safety.’
    • ‘I personally don't pay attention to the pop culture here in Japan, since my mind was still stateside.’
    • ‘When Taylor was activated for stateside duty in the Vietnam War later that month, Sinatra called him back to thank him for the songs.’
    • ‘Perhaps they stayed their hand because they knew closing a newspaper would provoke criticism stateside.’
    • ‘But it noted stronger foreign revenues would offset the weak stateside results.’
    • ‘I had orders, and was already thinking about leaving this tropical paradise and returning stateside.’
    • ‘If everything goes to plan they will be heading stateside in July to play a number of gigs in quick succession around New York and Pennsylvania.’
    • ‘The Delta agent called United in London and was told to sell us new tickets, and that we could apply for a refund for the new ones stateside.’
    • ‘The kinds of pension gap shortfalls that we are now witnessing in the UK are now being seen stateside.’
    • ‘Developing these versatile travel stations stateside is challenging.’
    • ‘Lawrie, who has been working with stateside sports psychologist Alan Fine for the past year, is so driven by the need to succeed that it colours his every comment.’
    • ‘That's 75,000 soldiers, give or take, who will either stay stateside or at a staging area in Kuwait.’
    • ‘Members were given a short period of leave stateside before reporting to Fort Pierce on May 1.’

Pronunciation

stateside

/ˈstātˌsīd//ˈsteɪtˌsaɪd/