Australian /NZ • informal , often • derogatory
- British: a Pommy accentMore example sentences
- I'm only surprised he didn't raise his usual point about weak post-war Pommy sides.
- I wish he'd gone back to Britian with the rest of his Pommy mates.
- I knew, I just knew that only a little way beneath my Pommy veneer, an Aussie was waiting to emerge.
noun (plural Pommies)Back to top
- A British person.More example sentences
- 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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