[ ahr-jee ]
/ ˈɑr dʒi /
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noun, plural Ar·gies.Chiefly British Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.
a term used to refer to an Argentine.
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historical usage of 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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He was not argie-bargiein' at present, as he would have said.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett