stateside

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

state +‎ -side.

Adjective[edit]

stateside (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly outside USA) In the United States.
    I'll be stateside for the next month.
  2. (Alaska) In the 48 contiguous states.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word behaves syntactically as a prepositional phrase, and may best be thought of as an intransitive preposition.
  • This word is rare in American English except among speakers with extensive international connections (military personnel, expatriates, etc.). American English generally prefers prepositional phrases such as in the United States, in the US, or in America.

Adverb[edit]

stateside (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly outside USA) In or to the United States, especially the lower forty-eight.
    I'll be going stateside next month!
  2. (Alaska) In or to the 48 contiguous states.

Usage notes[edit]

  • See usage notes above.

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