[ tou-nee ]
/ ˈtaʊ ni /
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noun, plural town·ies.Informal.
a resident of a town, especially a nonstudent resident of a college town.
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A townie of mine was lost down this way, in a coalship that took fire at sea.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
Later on, even more was asked of the townie, and he rose to the demand.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
British Dictionary definitions for townie
/ (ˈtaʊnɪ) /
noun mainly British informal, often derogatory
a permanent resident in a town, esp as distinct from country dwellers or students
a young working-class person who dresses in casual sports clothes
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