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noun, plural Ar·gies.
  1. Argie.
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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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Examples from the Web for argy

Historical Examples

  • Well, argy as you may, the place don't look the same, now does it?

    Joyce's Investments

    Fannie E. Newberry

  • He'd argy that you c'ud look out for me, seein' as we are chums.

    A Man to His Mate

    J. Allan Dunn

  • "Look here, cap'n, let's argy that matter a little," said Stubbs.

    Facing the World

    Horatio Alger

  • "Hain't no time to argy law with you," said the Deacon impatiently.

  • He picked 'em up, and went back into the house to argy Scripture with the Professor.