[ noo-fee, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu fi, ˈnyu- /
Chiefly Canadian Slang: Sometimes Disparaging and Offensive.


Also called Newf. a term used to refer to a native or inhabitant of Newfoundland; Newfoundlander.
the Canadian province of Newfoundland.


of or relating to Newfoundland.


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Origin of Newfie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for newfie

/ (ˈnjuːfɪ) /

noun informal

a native or inhabitant of Newfoundland
the island of Newfoundland
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