See also: Jänner

English edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Cousin Jan (the Devonian form of John). See Janner for further explanation.

Noun edit

Janner (plural Janners)

  1. (British, dated, slang) An English person born within ten miles of the sea.
  2. (British, slang) Someone from Plymouth.
  3. (British, dated, slang) Member of the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment.

Proper noun edit


  1. (British, slang) The accent and colloquialisms of such people used by the people of Plymouth.

Adjective edit

Janner (not comparable)

  1. (British, slang, sometimes derogatory) Describing Plymouth's lower classes.

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