- townie (also townee) ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who lives in a town (used especially with reference to their supposed ignorance of rural affairs).
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Townie — *Townie is a term commonly used in university towns to refer to residents not affiliated with the university. see|Town and gown*Townie can mean an urban youth or a form of Chav, but without the anti social behaviour etc.*Townie is a term used by… … Wikipedia
townie — [toun′ē] n. Informal a resident of a town, esp. one of college age, who is not a student at the local college … English World dictionary
townie — UK [ˈtaʊnɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms townie : singular townie plural townies informal someone who lives in a town and does not know anything about the countryside … English dictionary
townie — [[t]ta͟ʊni[/t]] townies N COUNT (disapproval) If someone who lives in the countryside refers to someone from a town or city as a townie, they disapprove of that person because they think they have no knowledge of the countryside or country life … English dictionary
townie — noun resident of a college town not affiliated with the college • Syn: ↑towny • Hypernyms: ↑townsman, ↑towner * * * townie see towny a. and n … Useful english dictionary
townie — or towny noun (plural townies) Date: 1852 townsman; especially a permanent inhabitant of a town as distinguished from a member of another group (as the academic community) … New Collegiate Dictionary
townie — /tow nee/, n. Informal. a resident of a town, esp. a nonstudent resident of a college town. Also, townee, towny. [1820 30; TOWN + IE] * * * … Universalium
townie — noun a) a person living in a university area who is not associated with the university (compare town versus gown ) b) a person born and raised in an area of who is proud of his or her Irish American community, culture, and heritage. Syn: chav … Wiktionary
Townie — one who comes from a town and is ignorant of country ways … Dictionary of Australian slang
townie — Australian Slang one who comes from a town and is ignorant of country ways … English dialects glossary