Definition of culchie in English:

culchie

Line breaks: cul|chie
Pronunciation: /ˈkʌl(t)ʃi
 
/

noun (plural culchies)

Irish informal
An unsophisticated country person: [as modifier]: culchie food
More example sentences
  • Proceeds from various events will be donated to the Arthritis Foundation of Ireland, while culchies compete for the coveted top prize of a jacket, gold cufflinks, a bag of spuds and a new pair of wellies.
  • Some 22 culchies from 15 counties travelled to Lisselton to compete for one of the nation's most sought-after crowns.
  • According to their newfound, city sophistication, there were pickpockets and worse on every corner just waiting for the culchies.

Origin

apparently an alteration of Kiltimagh (Irish Coillte Mach), the name of a country town in County Mayo, Ireland.

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