Definition of Mummerset in English:


Line breaks: Mum¦mer|set
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌməsɛt


[mass noun]
An imitation rustic West Country accent used by actors.
More example sentences
  • It sounds to me like the most affected and clueless type of Mummerset but I'm no expert.
  • I hope they don't give her an exaggerated Mummerset accent in the film.
  • An example of Mummerset would be ‘Baint be thet bor’ (It is not that boy).


1950s: probably from mummer, on the pattern of Somerset.

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