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Pommy

Syllabification: Pom·my
Pronunciation: /ˈpämē
 
/
(also Pommie)

Definition of Pommy in English:

adjective

(plural Pommies)
British: a Pommy accent
More example sentences
  • I'm only surprised he didn't raise his usual point about weak post-war Pommy sides.
  • I wish he'd gone back to Britian with the rest of his Pommy mates.
  • I knew, I just knew that only a little way beneath my Pommy veneer, an Aussie was waiting to emerge.

noun

Australian/New Zealand informal , often derogatory Back to top  
A British person.
Example sentences
  • The decidedly un-exotic name of the obscure English county, delivered in a camp Pommy lisp, has a legendary effect.
  • Not that we're whingeing, we leave that to our Pommy immigrants.
  • I wish he's have gone back to Britain with the rest of his Pommy mates.

Origin

early 20th century: of unknown origin; said by some to be short for pomegranate, as a near rhyme to immigrant, but evidence is lacking.

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