Scouserati

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a blend of Scouser (person from Liverpool) +‎ literati (well-educated people, intellectuals)

Usage is noted in 2007[1], then gained acceptance by a supplement to the Liverpool Echo newspaper on 1 January 2008,[2] the day Liverpool began its year as European Capital of Culture. The supplement listed 366 people as "The Scouserati - the 366 most influential Scousers on the planet".

Noun[edit]

Scouserati pl (plural only)

  1. (Britain, colloquial, neologism) People of influence or of note who have their place of birth or residence in the city of Liverpool or the surrounding region.