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townie

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variants: or towny

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1 a usually longtime resident of a locality
  • the townies are dismayed that all the venerable manses around the village green are being bought as vacation homes by rich interlopers

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2 a person who lives in a town on a permanent basis
  • the university board met with an association representing the townies to figure out a solution to the problems created by off-campus parties

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The first known use of townie was in 1823

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“Townie.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/townie. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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