- n. Someone from the city of Charleston.
- Charleston + -ian. (Wiktionary)
“Former Charlestonian Robert Bornmann sent this lookback item:”
“Mrs. Vereen Huguenin Coehn, called “Miss Vereen” according to the custom, is 75 years old, and she is only a second-generation Charlestonian.”
“From my own anecdotal knowledge of the region (I'm a North Carolinian), and a basic understand of the sociological structures of the contemporary U.S. (i.e., not stereotypes, but Census data, etc.), I would guess that Edwards is pulling rural, working class whites, while Clinton is pulling the more affluent, urban Charlestonian voters.”
“Emma's address brought us to an antebellum survivor with an archetypically Charlestonian design: narrow across the front, deep down the lot, side verandas upstairs and down.”
“The book before Ada this day was another one of her father's, a tale of frontier adventure by Simms, a Charlestonian and a friend of Monroe's that Ada had met on a number of occasions when he was in town from his plantation on the Edisto.”
“Now as he crossed Memorial Bridge into the city, he wondered if she was a Charlestonian who had taken a similar route home.”
“Do you remember at the barbecue, the day our engagement was announced, that a man named Butler, a Charlestonian by his accent, nearly caused a fight by his remarks about the ignorance of Southerners?”
“His voice was oddly pleasant to the ear, the well-modulated voice of a gentleman, resonant and overlaid with the flat slow drawl of the Charlestonian.”
“I think most everybody in Charleston felt that if he had gone next door and taken a woman, a Charlestonian, it would have been all right [laughter] But to take a Yankee woman.”
“So often when people say "Well are you a true Charlestonian or a native?”
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