Yardie

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Yard +‎ -ie

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Yardie (plural Yardies)

  1. (Jamaican) A Jamaican.
  2. (chiefly Britain) A member of an Afro-Caribbean gang who engages in organized crime, especially drug trafficking.
    • 2000, Guy Ritchie, Snatch, spoken by Sol (Lennie James):
      You are a bad-boy yardie, and bad-boy yardies are supposed to know how to get rid of bodies.

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Yardie (plural: Yardie dem, quantified: Yardie)

  1. Alternative form of yardie.