noun Etymology: from Geordie, diminutive of the name George Date: 1866 chiefly British an inhabitant of Newcastle upon Tyne or its environs; also the dialect of English spoken by Geordies

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  • Geordie — Жанры хард рок глэм рок Годы 1972 1978 1982 1983 …   Википедия

  • Geordie — m Pet form of GEORGE (SEE George), still used in Scotland and the north of England. It is from this name that the generic term Geordie for a Tynesider derives …   First names dictionary

  • Geordie — Geor die, n. A name given by miners to George Stephenson s safety lamp. Raymond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geordie — Scottish and northern dialectal dim. of masc. proper name GEORGE (Cf. George) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Geordie — ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ a person from Tyneside. ORIGIN from the given name George …   English terms dictionary

  • Geordie — [jôr′dē] n. 1. Brit. a person born or living in or near Newcastle upon Tyne 2. the variety of Brit. English spoken there …   English World dictionary

  • Geordie — Unter Geordie versteht man sowohl einen Angehörigen der Bevölkerung der Umgebung von Newcastle upon Tyne in Nordengland als auch den dort vorherrschenden Dialekt des Englischen. Geordie als Dialekt ist näher an der Sprache der Angeln und hat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • geordie — I A Geordie Dictionary A native of Tyneside see the Geordie section of this website. II North Country (Newcastle) Words George, a very common name among the pitmen... The pitmen have given the name of Geordie to Mr George Stephenson s lamp in… …   English dialects glossary

  • Geordie — UK [ˈdʒɔː(r)dɪ] / US [ˈdʒɔrdɪ] noun Word forms Geordie : singular Geordie plural Geordies a) [countable] someone from Tyneside in northeastern England b) [uncountable] the type of English that people speak in northeastern England …   English dictionary

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