top of the morning

EnglishEdit

PhraseEdit

top of the morning

  1. (Ireland, idiomatic, US, archaic) A generic greeting said to someone in the morning.

Usage notesEdit

This term should be considered archetypal or stereotypical of Irish speech. It is rarely heard in Ireland. See Hollywood Irish.

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 11:59