non-U

adjective
\ ˌnän-ˈyü How to pronounce non-U (audio) \

Definition of non-U

: not characteristic of the upper classes

First Known Use of non-U

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Non-U.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-U. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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