spide

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See also: spīde and spīdē

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A contraction of “spider men”, referring to individuals with spider's web like tatoos. Also refers to people who 'hang' around street corners, loitering.

Noun[edit]

spide (plural spides)

  1. (Northern Irish English, pejorative) a chav or smick.

References[edit]

  • [1] A Belfast community newsletter
  • [2] BBC list of Belfast slang

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