Brummie

(redirected from Brummie accent)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Brummie accent: Scouse accent

Brummie

(ˈbrʌmɪ)
n
informal a native or inhabitant of Birmingham, England
adj
of or relating to Birmingham
[C20: from Brummagem]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Brummie - a native or resident of Birmingham, England
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
Translations

Brummie

[ˈbrʌmɪ] N (Brit) → nativo/a m/f or habitante mf de Birmingham

Brummie

[ˈbrʌmi] n
(= resident) → habitant(e) m/f de Birmingham
(originally from)natif/ive m/f de Birmingham

Brummie

[ˈbrʌmɪ] n (fam) (resident) → abitante m/f di Birmingham; (native) → originario/a di Birmingham
References in periodicals archive ?
The tour de force here is Watkins, horribly convincing and repulsive as a paedophile with a deceptively warm Brummie accent.
Jones is the star name but Watkins carries the play, horribly convincing and physically repulsive as a paedophile with a warm Brummie accent.
And he says although he frequently pesters his more experienced colleagues for acting tips, when it comes to the Brummie accent, he is the one dishing out advice.
On the other end of the scale Birmingham proved to be the least recognisable, with just 31% of users able to correctly identify the Brummie accent.
The Liverpool twang came in just above the Brummie accent in a YouGov poll which asked British adults to rate 12 regional accents.
I READ about a new survey showing the disdain shown towards the Brummie accent.
ey out of the Brummie accent when I was younger so I knew I could do it.
But his comparison of the Welsh tongue with the Brummie accent or rhyming cockney slang for the Queen to speak, as Mr Roberts does, is nothing short of an insult, as doubtless he intends it to be.
The Lancaster study also found the Brummie accent of the West Midlands is taking hold in some parts of Wales at the same time immigration is having an effect on pronunciation in Birmingham.
TIMELORD David Tennant has revealed how comic Frank Skinner taught him how to do a Brummie accent.