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[steyt-sahyd] /ˈsteɪtˌsaɪd/
being in or toward the continental U.S.
in or toward the continental U.S.
Also, Stateside.
Origin of stateside
1940-45; (the) States + side1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for stateside
  • More foreign policy experience is good for her, but not at the expense of stateside campaigning.
  • Working stateside, you're likely to make the same amount in a month.
  • Reception of a presidential visit, let alone an apology, would be highly controversial stateside.
  • That's why the people's game, played in every corner of the globe, has trouble catching on stateside.
  • Now he's back stateside and sharing his tips on traveling with kids.
  • And soon after was back stateside where became a licensed general falconer and venomous reptile keeper.
  • The daily headlines sped stateside via a formidable array of video dispatches, podcasts, and blog posts.
  • Her performance has earned enough buzz that the film may even show up stateside to take a crack at awards season.
  • The reemergence of disco as a credible and, gasp, popular form of music stateside.
  • It is, of course, often easier and more convenient to conduct intercepts stateside.
British Dictionary definitions for stateside


adjective, adverb (US)
of, in, to, or towards the US
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for stateside



A convict's prison uniform: It griped me to have to put on ''state-o'' or official clothes

[1950s+ Prison; perhaps fr state official]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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