Definition of Eyetie in English:

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Eyetie

Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪtʌɪ/

adjective& noun (plural Eyeties)

British informal, derogatory
Italian or an Italian.

Origin

1920s: abbreviation of 19th-century Eyetalian, representing a humorous pronunciation of Italian.

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