or Ar·gy


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019