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Geordie

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Diminutive of George.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Geordie

  1. Dialect/colloquial form of English spoken by Geordies, people from Tyneside.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name George.
  3. A diminutive of the female given names Georgia, Georgiana, Georgette and Georgina.

NounEdit

Geordie (plural Geordies)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) A guinea.
  2. Someone from Tyneside.
  3. (mining, dated) A kind of safety lamp invented by George Stephenson.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)

AdjectiveEdit

Geordie (not comparable)

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