machree

[ muh-kree, muh-khree ]
/ məˈkri, məˈxri /

noun Irish English.

my dear.

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Origin of machree

First recorded in 1820–30, machree is from the Irish word mo chroidhe literally, my heart
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British Dictionary definitions for machree

machree
/ (məˈkriː) /

adjective

(postpositive) Irish my dearmother machree

Word Origin for machree

from Irish mo croidhe
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