Geordie

noun
Geor·​die | \ ˈjȯr-dē How to pronounce Geordie (audio) \

Definition of Geordie

chiefly British
: an inhabitant of Newcastle upon Tyne or its environs also : the dialect of English spoken by Geordies

First Known Use of Geordie

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Geordie

from Geordie, diminutive of the name George

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The first known use of Geordie was in 1866

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“Geordie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geordie. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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