Geordie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of George.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Geordie

  1. A diminutive of the male given name George.
  2. A diminutive of the female given names Georgia, Georgiana, Georgette and Georgina.

Noun[edit]

Geordie ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Geordies)

  1. (uncountable) Dialect/colloquial form of English spoken by Geordies, people from Tyneside.
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) A guinea.
  3. Someone from Tyneside.
  4. (mining, dated) A kind of safety lamp invented by George Stephenson.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)

Adjective[edit]

Geordie ‎(not comparable)

  1. Related to or characteristic of Geordies or Newcastle upon Tyne.