Pommy

noun Pom·my \ˈpä-mē\
variants: or

Pommie

play \ˈpä-mē\

Definition of Pommy

plural

Pommies

slang, Australia and New Zealand, usually disparaging

  1. :  briton; especially :  an English immigrant

Origin and Etymology of pommy

by shortening & alteration from pomegranate, alteration of Jimmy Grant, rhyming slang for immigrant


First Known Use: 1912


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