Instead of worrying about where I'm from, see if you can get the Alabama accent going.
McKean looks so fragile and world-weary as he speaks in his Chicago accent, he seems to require rescue.
He was a beefy figure who never quite lost his German accent despite living all his adult life in the United States.
He may be an excellent strategist, but his accent on change was no match for CIA Director Leon Panetta's do-nothing philosophy.
She talks about breaking into an Irish accent, her first book, and Michael Moore.
It had absorbed the American accent, the American clip and drawl.
The Count of Tripoli repeated this answer, with an accent of surprise.
Not,' with an accent of incredulous indignation, 'Prue again?'
If you notice people's accent so closely, you must be able to guess what I am.
He was a silent, precise man with a dour nature and a hard Aberdonian accent.
late 14c., "particular mode of pronunciation," from Middle French accent, from Old French acent (13c.), from Latin accentus "song added to speech," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + cantus "a singing," past participle of canere "to sing" (see chant (v.)). Loan-translation of Greek prosoidia, from pros- "to" + oide "song," which apparently described the pitch scheme in Greek verse. The decorating sense of "something that emphasizes or highlights" is from 1972.
"to pronounce with accent or stress," 1520s, from Middle French accenter, from Old French acenter, from accent (see accent (n.)). Related: Accented; accenting.