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Definition of Proddie in English:
noun (plural Proddies)informal, offensive
(Especially in Ireland) a Protestant.
- James Joyce caused great ire and confusion; she was never sure whether an Irish Catholic who wrote filth was worse than a Scottish Proddy who did the same, so she did the ecumenical thing and denounced both.
- I mean, Marie-Claire marrying a Proddy and going to live in Dublin hardly counts, does it?
- But despite their best intentions, there is no doubt in my mind that my education ultimately fed into the cliches of difference that we spouted on the street: we're Catholics, the other lot are Proddies, never the twain shall meet.
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