Estuary English


Estuary English

Estuary English or estuary English noun

  1. a spoken variety of English influenced by cockney, London speech, and Received Pronunciation, used in London and southeastern England in the area of the Thames estuary.

British Dictionary definitions for estuary english estuary English noun

  1. a variety of standard British English in which the pronunciation reflects various features characteristic of London and the Southeast of England

Word Origin for estuary English C20: from the area around the Thames estuary where it originated

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