scouse

noun
\ ˈskau̇s How to pronounce scouse (audio) \

Definition of scouse

1 : lobscouse

2 capitalized

a : scouser
b : a dialect of English spoken in Liverpool

First Known Use of scouse

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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