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noun Chiefly British Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
  1. a term used to refer to an Argentine.

Origin of Argie

Usage note

This nickname is associated with its use in British tabloids in 1982, when Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, a British colony.


noun, plural Ar·gies.
  1. Argie.
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  • Fr'm this he argies that th' conscience isn't part iv th' soul.

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