Mackem


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Mackem

(ˈmækəm)
n
1. (Peoples) a person who comes from or lives in the Sunderland and Wearside area
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
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Noun1.Mackem - a native of Sunderland
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
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Angie Mackem Martin: "That's why I would never take mine off the lead if they smell at something you can pull them away.
Expectations were low enough after their pre-season ended with a 5-0 home defeat to Celtic but even the most pessimistic Mackem couldn't have anticipated a tally of ten points from their first 15 league games.
Just two wins from nine wasn't the introduction to managerial life that McClaren had been hoping for, but if confidence was low, it didn't show during a storming opening 20 minutes against Boro's Mackem neighbours.
At the mo, I have far more chance of netting that Mackem winner.
For now, though, he won't look past Ellison and says it'll be nice to say a Geordie beat a Mackem for a change.
The new Mackem boss has warned fans it may be the New Year before they are out of trouble.
O'Neill, who is delighted with the impact made by Mackem sensation James McClean, will meet club owner Ellis Short this week to discuss transfer policy.
Twiston-Davies has a tremendous record in bumpers here and you take on THE COCKNEY MACKEM (5.
Ben Redshaw was pipped by a point in a black-ball start to the night by jaunty Mackem Brian Dodds and despite Jack Underhill's comfortable win Weddi were back in front when out-of-sorts Norman Redshaw was undone by John Ensor.
Steve Bennett sent off Hammer Paul Konchesky up at Toon for making a fantastic tackle, while Barry Knight gave Mackem Andy Welsh his marching orders for invading Luis Garcia's personal space.
Sunderland manager Peter Reid admits to Mackem a monkey of himself in the draw with Arsenal
The former Newcastle midfielder was transfer-listed last week after pictures came to light of Clark and a group of Newcastle fans at the FA Cup final wearing a T-shirt with the slogan "Sad Mackem bastards" on it - Mackem being a Tyneside term for people from Sunderland.