a usually longtime resident of a locality <the townies are dismayed that all the venerable manses around the village green are being bought as vacation homes by rich interlopers>
a person who lives in a town on a permanent basis <the university board met with an association representing the townies to figure out a solution to the problems created by off-campus parties> Related Words townswoman
; cliff dweller
Variants of TOWNIE
townie or towny
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