Definition of jackeen in English:
nounIrish , chiefly derogatory
A city-dweller, especially a Dubliner: [as modifier]: a thick jackeen accent
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- The Dublin jackeens don't care about the people of the West.
- Luckily, we were only going as far out of town as the Old Dublin Restaurant on Francis Street, an old favourite among jackeens.
- As a suburban jackeen, the finely constructed pecking order in the bar escaped me.
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