[ ahr-jee ]
/ ˈɑr dʒi /
noun Chiefly British Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
a term used to refer to an Argentine.
usage note for Argie
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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