Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.
town·iealso town·y (tou′nē)
n. pl. town·ies Informal
A permanent resident of a town, especially a resident of a college town who is academically unaffiliated with the local college or university.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. a permanent resident in a town, esp as distinct from country dwellers or students
2. (Peoples) a young working-class person who dresses in casual sports clothes
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., pl. town•ies or town•ees.
Informal. a resident of a town, esp. a nonstudent resident of a college town.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
townie[ˈtaʊni] n (British) → citadin(e) m/ftown meeting n (US) assemblée générale des habitants d'une localitétown plan n (= map) → plan m de villetown planner n (British) → urbaniste mftown planning n (British) → urbanisme m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995