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westie 1

Pronunciation: /ˈwɛsti/

noun

Australian /NZ informal, often derogatory
A person from the western suburbs of a city, typically seen as socially disadvantaged: we were served by some westie with an attitude problem [as modifier]: the show was self-conscious about its westie stereotypes
More example sentences
  • His show reads like a westie couple's favourite jukebox tunes.
  • Funny how inside every flannel wearing westie, there is a world champion drag racer raring to get out.
  • Laughing at westie fashions is like the cheap fart joke of suburban humour.

Origin

1970s: from west + -ie.

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There are 2 main definitions of westie in English:

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Westie 2

Pronunciation: /ˈwɛsti/
Pronunciation: /ˈwɛsti/

noun (plural Westies)

informal
A West Highland terrier.
Example sentences
  • Another Doberman, two beagles, a chihuahua, a Finnish spitz, a Westie and a retriever will also be travelling up with their owners to the competition on March 6 to 9.
  • We want one eventually but the problem is they want a Clydesdale and a Westie too.
  • A mighty barking heralds your approach, and the visitor is engulfed by a tidal wave of Labradors, Westies and an Irish Water Spaniel who then jockey for position beside and over you on the sofas.

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