(also Pommie) Australian /NZ informal , often derogatory
Definition of Pommy in English:
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A British person.
- The decidedly un-exotic name of the obscure English county, delivered in a camp Pommy lisp, has a legendary effect.
- Not that we're whingeing, we leave that to our Pommy immigrants.
- I wish he's have gone back to Britain with the rest of his Pommy mates.
Early 20th century: of unknown origin; said by some to be short for pomegranate, as a near rhyme to immigrant, but evidence is lacking.
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