Definition of 'Arriet in English:

'Arriet

noun

British
informal, rare, depreciative, humorous, historical
  • (The type of) a boisterous or jovial young Cockney woman, typically the notional wife or girlfriend of 'Arry.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Saturday Review. Representing a Cockney pronunciation of Harriet, pet form of the female forename Henriette, used in this sense as a female counterpart of 'Arry.

Pronunciation

'Arriet

/ˈarɪət/