townie

townie
Australian Slang
one who comes from a town and is ignorant of country ways

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  • Townie — *Townie is a term commonly used in university towns to refer to residents not affiliated with the university. see|Town and gown*Townie can mean an urban youth or a form of Chav, but without the anti social behaviour etc.*Townie is a term used by… …   Wikipedia

  • townie — (also townee) ► NOUN informal ▪ a person who lives in a town (used especially with reference to their supposed ignorance of rural affairs) …   English terms dictionary

  • townie — [toun′ē] n. Informal a resident of a town, esp. one of college age, who is not a student at the local college …   English World dictionary

  • townie — UK [ˈtaʊnɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms townie : singular townie plural townies informal someone who lives in a town and does not know anything about the countryside …   English dictionary

  • townie — [[t]ta͟ʊni[/t]] townies N COUNT (disapproval) If someone who lives in the countryside refers to someone from a town or city as a townie, they disapprove of that person because they think they have no knowledge of the countryside or country life …   English dictionary

  • townie — noun resident of a college town not affiliated with the college • Syn: ↑towny • Hypernyms: ↑townsman, ↑towner * * * townie see towny a. and n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Townie techno — is a short music film made in Winona, Minnesota in 2005. The film uses the song Phat Bass by DJ Scribble to document the town of Winona and its various scenic venues. Townie Techno was edited and produced by four students, all of whom attended… …   Wikipedia

  • townie/towny — A person who wears only brand name clothing for younger people: Adidas, Puma, etc. Look at that girl Puma trainers, Puma trousers, Puma top and a Puma hat. What a townie …   Dictionary of american slang

  • townie/towny — A person who wears only brand name clothing for younger people: Adidas, Puma, etc. Look at that girl Puma trainers, Puma trousers, Puma top and a Puma hat. What a townie …   Dictionary of american slang

  • townie — or towny noun (plural townies) Date: 1852 townsman; especially a permanent inhabitant of a town as distinguished from a member of another group (as the academic community) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • townie — /tow nee/, n. Informal. a resident of a town, esp. a nonstudent resident of a college town. Also, townee, towny. [1820 30; TOWN + IE] * * * …   Universalium

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