Definition of Liverpudlian in English:

Liverpudlian

Line breaks: Liv¦er|pud¦lian
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪvəˈpʌdlɪən
 
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noun

  • 1A native of Liverpool.
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    • He laughs off the suggestion that United fans might not take kindly to the jibe and, on behalf of his fellow Liverpudlians, points out ‘We get called a lot worse than that!’
    • Still, these photographs taken at the declining coastal resort of New Brighton, a favourite holiday destination for Liverpudlians, are the Parr shots that everyone knows.
    • Midlanders were particularly attracted to the South West, Liverpudlians and Mancunians to Wales and Londoners to the South Coast or theme parks in the Home Counties.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The dialect or accent of people from Liverpool: she answered in nasal Liverpudlian
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    • The regional accent, be it Doric or downtown Liverpudlian, has always been associated with authenticity.

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  • Relating to Liverpool: a Liverpudlian accent
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    • One of the conmen is between 20 and 30, was fairly well spoken with a possible Liverpudlian accent, of average build, around 5ft 9in, with wavy blond hair.
    • They believe one was Asian and another spoke with a Liverpudlian accent.
    • You don't hear many Liverpudlian accents on TV, at least not in a position of authority.

Origin

mid 19th century: humorous formation from Liverpool + puddle.

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