Geordie

Geordie

[jawr-dee]
noun British.
1.
a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
2.
the dialect spoken by Geordies.

Origin:
generic use of Geordie, hypocoristic form of George

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Geordie (ˈdʒɔːdɪ)
 
n
1.  a person who comes from or lives in Tyneside
2.  the dialect spoken by these people
 
adj
3.  of or relating to these people or their dialect
 
[C19: a diminutive of George]

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