clippie


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clippie

(ˈklɪpɪ)
n
informal Brit a bus conductress
Translations

clippie

(o.f.) [ˈklɪpɪ] N (Brit) → cobradora f (de autobús)

clippie

n (Brit inf) → Schaffnerin f
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Windrush now in " Myrna's father, a joiner, was involved in the postwar rebuilding programme, while her mother, who had been training to be a teacher in Jamaica, found work in a textile factory and then as a clippie with London Transport.
She even refused to confirm she was the clippie on the Baxter's bus that Moira boarded in Coatbridge at about 3.
The woman has not opened up to them and has even refused to confirm she was the clippie on the Baxter's bus that Moira boarded in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, about 3.
The driver up front like he's on a throne (it usually was a man) and a woman clippie selling tickets and keeping order downstairs and up.
Incidentally, I married an immigrant from my own country, a clippie on the trams working out of the Miller Street Depot, and we had a fantastic life in this great city, and are proud of our Brummie daughters.
Fitted carpets instead of oil cloth (lino) and clippie mats.
I was a driver and she was a clippie and we used to work together on the Middlesbrough Corporation buses," said Bill.
Mae'n cynnwys portread o'r nyrs Jessie Hughes o Dreffynnon a aeth i weithio ym Manceinion, hanes Olwen Leyshon a fu'n gweithio yn ffatri arfau Pen-bre ger Llanelli, hanes Edith Haines, a oedd ymhlith y merched cyntaf i gael swydd clippie ar y bysiau yn Abertawe a phrofiadau Olwen Carey Evans o Gricieth, a aeth i Ffrainc gyda gwirfoddolwyr y V.
He remembers: "You never saw a scruffy clippie - they were like film stars.
But in the weird world of the Beeb's bizarre new programme That's Britain, the disastrous decline of the double-decker clippie is a seriously hot topic.
Maybe the Queen will undertake next year's diamond jubilee tour in a double-decker with Prince Philip as a fearsome clippie telling flunkies, "C'mon, get aff