Synonyms of southern


1. southern (vs. northern), Confederate, grey, gray

usage: in or characteristic of a region of the United States south of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line; "southern hospitality"; "southern cooking"; "southern plantations"

2. southerly, southern, south (vs. north)

usage: situated in or oriented toward the south; "a southern exposure"; "took a southerly course"

3. southern (vs. northern), austral, meridional, south-central

usage: situated in or coming from regions of the south; "the southern hemisphere"; "southern constellations"

4. southerly, southern, south (vs. north)

usage: from the south; used especially of wind; "a hot southerly wind"; "southern breezes"; "the winds are southerly"

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Definition and meaning of southern (Dictionary)