you-uns

See also: youuns

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From you + uns, a form of ones representing an older pronunciation of it.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

you-uns

  1. (US, Midwestern US and Appalachia) You (plural, as subject or object).
    • 1891, Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country (Nebraska 2005), page 122:
      Guthrie turned upon him a face aglow with gratification. ‘That's what makes me like you-uns, stranger,’ he said, cordially.

SynonymsEdit

  • see the list of other second-person pronouns in you

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