- 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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Examples from the Web for geordie
Is it the juxtaposition of Geordie straightforwardness with lofty intellectualism?Meet ‘Inspector Lewis’: Kevin Whately on ‘Morse,’ John Thaw, and the End of the Series
June 14, 2013
Two days before that deadline, Portland animal rights attorney Geordie Duckler filed a lawsuit.Dog Fight Over Obie, the Dieting Dachshund
November 4, 2012
I remember that “Ripper Tape”, that Geordie voice, and then that song, Thank You for Being a Friend.Why the Yorkshire Ripper?
March 7, 2010
Every Speyside man will recognise from this exordium that I am about to treat of "Geordie."Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
Has Lady Maitland not been in the habit of employing you, then, Geordie?
Geordie waited for an answer, fixing his eyes on Lady Maitland.
Geordie locked the door, and kept his eyes fixed on the females.
The very notion of coming to any terms made Geordie furious.Two Penniless Princesses
Charlotte M. Yonge
- a person who comes from or lives in Tyneside
- the dialect spoken by these people
- of or relating to these people or their dialect
C19: a diminutive of George
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Word Origin and History for geordie
Scottish and northern dialectal diminutive of masc. proper name George.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper