British • informal
- 1A person from Tyneside.More example sentences
- Speaking at the same press conference, he said: ‘Quite simply, Bobby's a Geordie and like all true Geordies he is no quitter.’
- He said: ‘The team appreciates the efforts supporters make and we hope that our supporters will be out in force and out-sing the Geordies.’
- ‘If you think like a winner, you will be a winner, and if you think like a loser, you will be a loser and Geordies are winners,’ he said.
- 1.1 [mass noun] The English dialect or accent typical of people from Tyneside.More example sentences
- Geordie is non-rhotic and the only urban accent of England in which initial h is not dropped.
- While sending his four children to public school he has apparently given them all lessons in how to speak Geordie.
- Ask any Geordie and he would have no doubt of the merit of this lead story.
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- Relating to Tyneside, its people, or their accent or dialect: Geordie humourMore example sentences
- As the son of a Geordie miner without the means to pursue his art interest through the postgrad system, he decided instead to carry it on in music.
- Born to shout, he is Sid without the classical education, the Geordie patois and the surreal wit, but with a moustache.
- I love to hear a Geordie accent or a West Country Burr - even if sometimes it's difficult to make out what's being said.
mid 19th century: diminutive of the given name George.
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