Geor·​die ˈjȯr-dē How to pronounce Geordie (audio)
chiefly British
: an inhabitant of Newcastle upon Tyne or its environs
also : the dialect of English spoken by Geordies

Word History


from Geordie, diminutive of the name George

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Geordie was in 1866

Dictionary Entries Near Geordie

Cite this Entry

“Geordie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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