Argie

or Ar·gy

[ahr-jee]

noun Chiefly British Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.

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.

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