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townie

noun

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  1. 1 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> Synonyms local, localite, native (or towny), year-rounderRelated Words denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, occupant, resident, residerNear Antonyms excursionist, sightseer, traveler (or traveller); holidayer, vacationer, vacationist

  2. 2 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> Synonyms citizen, burgher (or towny), townsman, villagerRelated Words townswoman; cliff dweller, denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, national, native, occupant, resident, resider, subject; town, townsfolk, townspeople; suburbanite, urbaniteNear Antonyms alien, foreigner, guest, nonnative, tourist, transient, visitor; gownsmanAntonyms noncitizen



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