See also: abe, Abe, abé, Abé, a-be, abe-, and abe'


Proper nounEdit


  1. (humorous, especially Ireland, Scotland and Wales) Initialism of anyone but England: any team playing a sports match against the England team.
    • 2012 June 12, The Chief, “OT: Come on ABE!!”, in, Usenet[1]:
      As the World Cup starts, it is interesting to note the large number of people around the world cheering on ABE to win, including many millions of British.
    • 2014, Scott Caladon, Darke Mission, Troubador Publishing Ltd →ISBN, page 507
      'ABE' T-shirts will sell well north of the border this summer as the World Cup gets underway in Brazil.
    • 2014 June 4, Gary Johnston, “It's obviously ABE at the World Cup, but who will you support?”, in The Herald[2]: