Argy

[ ahr-jee ]
/ ˈɑr dʒi /

noun, plural Ar·gies.

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Argie

or Ar·gy

[ ahr-jee ]
/ ˈɑr dʒi /

noun Chiefly British Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.

a term used to refer to an Argentine.

Origin of Argie

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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