Definition of culchie in English:
noun (plural culchies)Irish informal
An unsophisticated country person: [as modifier]: culchie food
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- Proceeds from various events will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation of Ireland, while culchies compete for the coveted top prize of a jacket, gold cufflinks, a bag of spuds and a new pair of wellies.
- Some 22 culchies from 15 counties travelled to Lisselton to compete for one of the nation's most sought-after crowns.
- According to their newfound, city sophistication, there were pickpockets and worse on every corner just waiting for the culchies.
apparently an alteration of Kiltimagh (Irish Coillte Mach), the name of a country town in County Mayo, Ireland.
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