Geordie

[jawr-dee]
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noun British.

a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
the dialect spoken by Geordies.

Origin of Geordie

generic use of Geordie, hypocoristic form of George
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Geordie

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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Word Origin and History for geordie

Geordie

Scottish and northern dialectal diminutive of masc. proper name George.

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