Coastie

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noun Coast·ie \ ˈkō-stē \

Definition of Coastie

plural Coasties
chiefly US, informal
:a member of a coast guard; specifically :a member of the U.S. Coast Guard
  • When a retired Coastie like me opens a book that presumes to tell the story of the U.S. Coast Guard, it is usually with more than a little trepidation.
  • —Howard ThorsenUnited States Naval Institute: ProceedingsNovember 2009

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