(Of language or social behaviour) not characteristic of the upper social classes; not socially acceptable to certain people: he’s always teasing her for her Cockney accent and her non-U turns of phrase
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- For someone who had aspirations of becoming London's top citizen, he ought to be aware that metal watchbands are non-U in the best circles.
- As everybody knows, it is distinctly non-U to smoke.
- Page 19 outlines in two paragraphs the essentials of good manners while dining - read it and never worry again about being U or non-U.
Definición de non-U en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.