Geordie


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Geor·die 1

 (jôr′dē)
n. Chiefly British
1. A native or inhabitant of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, or its environs.
2. The dialect of English spoken by Geordies.

[Scots, diminutive of George.]

Geor·die 2

 (jôr′dē)
n. Scots
A formerly used British gold coin worth one pound and five pence; a guinea.

[Scots, diminutive of George, after Saint Georgewhose image was once stamped on it.]

Geordie

(ˈdʒɔːdɪ)
n
1. (Peoples) a person who comes from or lives in Tyneside
2. (Languages) the dialect spoken by these people
adj
3. (Peoples) of or relating to these people or their dialect
4. (Languages) of or relating to these people or their dialect
[C19: a diminutive of George]

Geor•die

(ˈdʒɔr di)

n. Brit.
1. a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, and its vicinity.
2. the dialect or accent characteristic of Geordies.
[1860–70; generic use of Geordie, hypocoristic form of George]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Geordie - a native of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
2.geordie - the nonstandard dialect of natives of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
English, English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
Translations

Geordie

[ˈdʒɔːrdi] n (= resident) → habitant(e) m/f de Tyneside; (by birth)originaire mf de Tyneside

Geordie

[ˈdʒɔːdɪ] (fam)
1. adjdi Tyneside
2. nabitante m/f or originario/a del Tyneside
References in classic literature ?
These are the Brats, my brothers, Geordie and Will, and Jamie the Baby.
Mac's the fellow to hunt up the old stories and tell us how to dress right, and pick out rousing bits for us to speak and sing," put in Geordie, saying a good word for the absent Worm.
Oh, I'm the little foot-page, and do errands, and Will and Geordie are the troops when we march, and the stags when we hunt, and the traitors when we want to cut any heads off.
Archie and Charlie, evidently great cronies, were pacing up and down, shoulder to shoulder, whistling "Bonnie Dundee"; Mac was reading in a corner, with his book close to his near-sighted eyes; Dandy was arranging his hair before the oval glass in the hat-stand; Geordie and Will investigating the internal economy of the moon-faced clock; and Jamie lay kicking up his heels on the mat at the foot of the stairs, bent on demanding his sweeties the instant Rose appeared.
demanded Geordie, bouncing in his seat with impatience.
He didn't want to say a word, and shifted about uneasily in the dark; however, Arthur seemed to be waiting for an answer, so at last he said, "I don't think I quite see what you mean, Geordie.
Well, I did think it odd what you said, Geordie, as you ask me.
Tom was quite upset; he mumbled something about owing everything good in him to Geordie, looked in her face again, pressed her hand to his lips, and rushed downstairs to his study, where he sat till old Thomas came kicking at the door, to tell him his allowance would be stopped if he didn't go off to bed.
Did you hear how Geordie Russell was today, Captain Jim?
And won't it make Gabriel keckle when Geordie comes pantin' ut the grees with the tompstean balanced on his hump, and asks to be took as evidence
That won't harm ye, my pretty, an' it may make poor Geordie gladsome to have so trim a lass sittin' on his lap.
Poor old Captain Beard looked like the ghost of a Geordie skipper--through the worry and humiliation of it.