What does Southerner mean?

Definitions for Southernerˈsʌð ər nər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Southerner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Southerner(noun)

    an American who lives in the South


  1. Southerner(ProperNoun)

    Someone who comes from the south of a region, such as the United Kingdom.

  2. Southerner(ProperNoun)

    Anyone from one of the states which seceded in 1861 and briefly formed the Confederate States of America, or, more broadly, from some neighboring states as well; cf the South.

  3. Southerner(ProperNoun)

    A white from that area, to the exclusion of blacks from that area, and sometimes to the exclusion of white women as well.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Southerner(noun)

    an inhabitant or native of the south, esp. of the Southern States of North America; opposed to Northerner


  1. Southerner

    Southerner was a marine outside broadcast unit operated by Southern Television in the United Kingdom from the mid-1960s.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southerner in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Southerner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Daniel Coleman:

    In the States, it's kind of like people expect you to hang your head for being a Southerner.

  2. Former President Bill Clinton:

    I’m actually old enough to remember the good old days, and they weren’t all that good in many ways, that message where ‘I’ll give you America great again’ is if you’re a white Southerner, you know exactly what it means, don’t you?

Images & Illustrations of Southerner

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Translations for Southerner

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • паўднёвікBelarusian
  • Südländer, Südländerin, Bewohner des Südens, Bewohnerin des SüdensGerman
  • sureña, sureñoSpanish
  • habitant du sud, habitante du sud, sudisteFrench
  • 南国人Japanese
  • sulistaPortuguese
  • южанка, южанин, жительница юга, житель югаRussian

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