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Geordie

[ jawr-dee ]
/ ˈdʒɔr di /
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noun
a native or inhabitant of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, or the surrounding region.
the dialect spoken by Geordies.
adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England or the surrounding region, its inhabitants, or their dialect.
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Origin of Geordie

First recorded in 1780–90; generic use of Geordie, diminutive or pet name of George
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British Dictionary definitions for Geordie

Geordie
/ (ˈdʒɔːdɪ) British /

noun
a person who comes from or lives in Tyneside
the dialect spoken by these people
adjective
of or relating to these people or their dialect

Word Origin for Geordie

C19: a diminutive of George
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