eye dialect (countable and uncountable, plural eye dialects)
women → wimmin
gentlemen → genlmen
listen → lissen
- (uncountable) Nonstandard spellings that indicate a standard pronunciation, deliberately used by an author to indicate that the speaker uses a nonstandard or dialectal speech.
- (countable) A set of such nonstandard spellings, collectively used to reflect a certain form of speech.
deliberate nonstandard spellings
- Category:English eye dialect
- Category:Eye dialect by language