ralphie

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Etymology[edit]

From Ralph Gardeners High School in North Shields which had a past reputation as a bad school.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɑːrˈfi/
  • Hyphenation: rar‧fie

Noun[edit]

ralphie (plural ralphies)

  1. (Geordie, pejorative) A scruffy school child.

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References[edit]

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

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