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n. Informal
Variant of townie.


n, pl -nies
a variant spelling of townie



(ˈtaʊ ni)

n., pl. town•ies or town•ees.
Informal. a resident of a town, esp. a nonstudent resident of a college town.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.towny - resident of a college town not affiliated with the collegetowny - resident of a college town not affiliated with the college
towner, townsman - a resident of a town or city
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But look at the towny pintsized fashion plates with their kitsch and cool skimpy clothes, their garishly painted faces and dyed hair, their poor speech and dreadful accents and you know they are facing trouble in the shape of babies, council flats and welfare dependency.
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