normie

noun

norm·​ie ˈnȯr-mē How to pronounce normie (audio)
plural normies
sometimes disparaging
: a normal, average, or ordinary person : a person with mainstream attitudes, interests, etc.
It's not only us non-famous normies who regularly work long hours. Turns out, Oscar-winning actresses have to remind themselves to recover from endless days on set.Whizy Kim
HBO's absurdist bilingual comedy feels like a trip to goth weirdo heaven … skewering the status quo while celebrating being an outcast in a world of normies.Jenna Scherer
Maybe the internet was better when it was run by hipsters, punks, nerds, and weird teenagers … —before Facebook ruined everything by bringing the normies and boomers to the party.Michael Tedder
… I doubt I'll be the only normie who struggles to get their head around the fantasy-intensive lore of the new series.Louis Chilton
He attacked sports fans, suggesting it's not masculine for men to "watch other men compete in a silly game," a view common in corners of the alt-right but unintelligible to normies.Michelle Goldberg
often used before another noun
The task forces produced a blizzard of positions and language considerably to the left of the "moderate, normie" politics upon which Biden had built his successful campaign. And these positions and language found their way into the Democratic Party platform …Ruy Teixeira
Usually, even the best headsets aren't something you'd want your non-gaming, normie friends to see you in.Rachel Weber

Word History

Etymology

norm(al) entry 1 + -ie

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of normie was in 1950

Dictionary Entries Near normie

Cite this Entry

“Normie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/normie. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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