nettie

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See netty.

Noun[edit]

nettie (plural netties)

  1. (Geordie and Wearside) Alternative form of netty: an outhouse; a lavatory; a toilet.
References[edit]
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[2]

Etymology 2[edit]

From net +‎ -ie, on the model of Trekkie.

Noun[edit]

nettie (plural netties)

  1. (Internet, informal) An internet user, particularly a Usenet user.
    • 1985 May 13, "L.A. Drivers" in net.flame:
      Any nettie ever driven in Los Angeles?
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