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A native of the British city of Birmingham.
- ‘I got really angry when, ten overs before the end of the match, the Brummies decided that they had lost and all went home.’
- ‘I still see a relegation battle for the Brummies.’
- ‘And we also made friends with a couple of colourful biker Brummies who were up in Edinburgh on holiday - one of which was a tattoo artist.’
- ‘Thanks to Rob Manuel of B3ta fame who says: ‘Of course, what they need is a nice uplifting song that makes Brummies feel good about their city rather than just a new logo.’’
- ‘The BNP were expected to hold a meeting in Birmingham but after Brummies planned to stage a demonstration, the BNP backed off.’
- ‘Thousands of Brummies, desperate to escape the inner city, made their home in Tamworth during the 1960s.’
- ‘We chose the name Rotunda ‘cos we're proud to be Brummies and wanted something to signify our roots and our identity.’
- ‘They had to fight all the way to the final whistle and resist a physical comeback by the Brummies, but director of rugby Ian Geary said: ‘I am absolutely delighted.’’
- ‘Instead of fleeing to the suburbs in the evening, Brummies are starting to move the other way.’
- ‘Their success is resented, Gianluca Vialli said last week, and the country's neutrals would side with the Brummies at the final.’
- ‘Something in the morning paper has reminded him of his brush with the Brummies from 1986-1988, a throwaway mention of Graham Turner, then manager of Villa, who persuaded him to leave Aberdeen and try his luck in England.’
- ‘And just for the record, most Brummies do not talk like Noddy Holder from Sloide; that's a Black Country accent.’
- ‘More than half of the playing fields were sold off for executive-detached style homes as the native Brummies moved south.’
- ‘I have more than a passing fondness for Brummies because I used to live there and frankly, not only are they all uncharacteristically good-looking, but they seem like a right laugh too.’
- ‘For all anyone could have known we could have been four fat, balding Brummies with one song, but people turned up to the gig completely blind.’
- ‘Another beautiful summers day, we had lunch on the street, all European-like, and watched the beautiful Brummies go by.’
- ‘Apparently the Brummies always make a point of visiting the local football ground on their many and varied travels.’
- ‘But in the meantime, look forward to Americans and others posting pictures of Jasper Carrott up on websites and declaring in silly voices: ‘We're all Brummies now!’’
- ‘Labour will win the election, despite punch-ups and irate Brummies outside hospitals, but they will not win it with any really clear policy on taxation.’
- ‘And there were winning bows for Lee McAllister of Aberdeen and David McIntyre of Paisley, who beat Brummies Baz Carey and Andrew Robinson.’
1British From or relating to Birmingham.‘a Brummie accent’
- ‘The latter is the warm-hearted Brummie lass who speaks from the heart.’
- ‘I have to say it was an interesting conversation with his German accent and my Brummie tones!’
- ‘They've managed to stamp Hip hop, a recent addition to the Brummie repertoire, firmly on the rap map.’
- ‘It is shot from the perspective of little Meena, caught in a cross-cultural whirlwind between the small town where she is growing up and the source of her thick Brummie accent, and her Indian roots, of which she is wholly ignorant.’
- ‘It renews a long-standing love affair between the cable channel and the Brummie lecturer.’
- ‘Then there is the Brummie twang of the landlord of the pub where Graham stays when recording the radio soap.’
- ‘It's the anniversary of Albert Einstein's birth in 1879 and the 58th birthday of Brummie comedian Jasper Carrott.’
- ‘The unwieldy narrative imposed on the Brummie auteur Mike Skinner's second album of fascinatingly mundane rapping and downbeat dance music smothered it somewhat, but this remains Britain's best new act.’
- ‘She was a major attraction in Educating Archie and on stage in the character of Marlene, a Birmingham girl with an exaggerated Brummie twang.’
- ‘Some authorities say that it too was a Brummy cultural export.’
- ‘Similar characters, complete with Brummie accents, entertained us in a slightly bizarre and surreal ‘interactive family show’ called Cadbury Land.’
- ‘It's a would-be grossout comedy, starring Mackenzie Crook and Johnny Vegas as a couple of Brummie blokes on the pull.’
- ‘Passing close to Birmingham today, I'm amazed at the sudden change into Brummie drawl.’
- ‘For starters, their offspring already speak the local - virtually indecipherable - Brummie argot.’
- ‘A keen golfer, the Brummie star has got his own desk in the media centre to cover the competition for Golf Monthly magazine.’
- ‘I thought it might have been that he was 2nd generation Jamaican, but listening closely the Brummie twang was overpowering any residual patois from his parents.’
- ‘And now she's discarding Punjabi and throwing on Brummy tones.’
- ‘The programme focuses on two friends - one a native of Tamworth, the other, a Brummie migrant, and how they are working towards the same ends.’
- ‘The Preston middleweight faces another Brummie journeyman, William Webster, who has won once in 20 fights.’
- ‘Analysis Microsoft and Sendo have brought an end to a legal war that looked like it could bankrupt the Brummie start-up phone maker.’
2Australian NZ Counterfeit, showy, or cheaply made.‘brummy jewels’
Early 19th century: from Brum.
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