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1A person from Tyneside, an area in northeastern England.
- ‘People know they are Geordies, know they are Scousers, know they are Mancunians.’
- ‘As some of you will know, I am both a Geordie and a passionate Newcastle fan, so don't expect too much impartiality here!’
- ‘Speaking at the same press conference, he said: ‘Quite simply, Bobby's a Geordie and like all true Geordies he is no quitter.’’
- ‘It was a great day to be a Geordie on the sporting front yesterday.’
- ‘Last night was a microcosm of the contrasting fortunes for the two Geordies.’
- ‘I have to admit that I'm one of the few Geordies in the world who doesn't follow football at all.’
- ‘After all, their little spat in front of 50,000 bemused Geordies lasted almost as long as some of boxing's modern day heavyweight world title bouts!’
- ‘Hordes of Scots and Geordies will be descending on the city for Royal Ascot at York as southerners stay at home, advance ticket sales have revealed.’
- ‘Apologies to all Geordies, but I found the city depressing and the night life awash with lager louts.’
- ‘Two Geordies had six rods out, deadbaiting, and had caught a small pike in the morning, but that was about it.’
- ‘Mind you, I've never heard a Geordie, or for that matter anyone, sing that fast on the real belters such as ‘Get Your Groove’.’
- ‘They are a difficult team to like if you're not a Geordie!’
- ‘The city of Newcastle's favourite warship has visited the Tyne for the second time in 18 months - and Geordies had plenty of news to catch up with.’
- ‘The phone immediately went dead and I got ushered out of the door by two burly Geordies.’
- ‘We've had messages of congratulations for you from far and wide - Man United fans, Arsenal fans - even a couple of Geordies!’
- ‘It could come in handy on those regular occasions when we get offered fish at the door by jolly Geordies.’
- ‘He said: ‘The team appreciates the efforts supporters make and we hope that our supporters will be out in force and out-sing the Geordies.’’
- ‘The people who live there call themselves Geordies.’
- ‘‘If you think like a winner, you will be a winner, and if you think like a loser, you will be a loser and Geordies are winners,’ he said.’
- ‘I think people are attracted to the humour and nostalgia of the Scots and Geordies that Alex portrays.’
- 1.1The English dialect or accent typical of people from Tyneside.
- ‘While sending his four children to public school he has apparently given them all lessons in how to speak Geordie.’
- ‘Geordie is non-rhotic and the only urban accent of England in which initial h is not dropped.’
- ‘Ask any Geordie and he would have no doubt of the merit of this lead story.’
Relating to Tyneside, its people, or their accent or dialect.‘Geordie humor’
- ‘I grew up with no problem understanding a Manchester accent or a Geordie accent.’
- ‘As the son of a Geordie miner without the means to pursue his art interest through the postgrad system, he decided instead to carry it on in music.’
- ‘I, over the years, have been a Scottish Librarian, a Geordie restaurateur and Southampton Football Club's Youth Team Coach.’
- ‘He spoke with a Geordie accent and was last seen wearing dark trousers, a dark colour leather jacket and cowboy boots.’
- ‘The Russian man then walked in from the taxi rank and said ‘so nice to meet you again’ in a Geordie accent.’
- ‘This a nineteenth-century music hall refrain, written in a Geordie accent and still belted out in the North East of England today.’
- ‘At just 25, this Geordie comedian has established himself as one of the hottest performers on the international comedy circuit.’
- ‘The song - a Geordie lament - has legato and plucked cello tones merging with cor anglais, ending in a foreign key.’
- ‘James was about to say something when the coach driver started to talk to them in French, with a Geordie accent, which was the oddest thing any of them had every heard.’
- ‘How come a gig in Southend meant a Geordie comic could be at home that day?’
- ‘This communication problem stems from the vestige of a Geordie accent that even seasoned English theatre professionals attempt to master at their peril.’
- ‘They utilised different acting styles as appropriate, from the naturalism of a Geordie volunteer to the highly stylised sneering manner of the GPU agent.’
- ‘However, I was moved down to Newcastle as a baby, therefore I have a Geordie accent.’
- ‘I love to hear a Geordie accent or a West Country Burr - even if sometimes it's difficult to make out what's being said.’
- ‘Yes, that's a real place in Newcastle not a Geordie term for French kissing.’
- ‘Born to shout, he is Sid without the classical education, the Geordie patois and the surreal wit, but with a moustache.’
Mid 19th century: diminutive of the given name George.
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