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or Ar·gy

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