Definition of omadhaun in English:

omadhaun

Line breaks: oma|dhaun
Pronunciation: /ˈɒmədɔːn
 
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noun

Irish
  • A foolish person.
    More example sentences
    • Mr Cunningham said: - It is supposed - they say, you know - to take place in the depot where they get these thundering big country fellows, omadhauns, you know, to drill.
    • Think about some of the omadhauns who have ‘become Irish’ in recent years.
    • The government had their spies here an' there -- an' they were no omadhawns --- on the lookout for priests.

Origin

early 19th century: from Irish amadán.

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