Definitions for townieˈtaʊ ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

town•ieˈtaʊ ni(n.)(pl.)town•ies or town•ees.

or town•ee or town•y

  1. Informal.a resident of a town, esp. a nonstudent resident of a college town.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. townie, towny(noun)

    resident of a college town not affiliated with the college


  1. townie(Noun)

    a person living in a university area who is not associated with the university (compare "town versus gown")

  2. townie(Noun)

    a person born and raised in an area of Massachusetts who is proud of his or her Irish-American community, culture, and heritage.

  3. townie(Noun)

    a person who has moved from a town or city to a rural area

  4. townie(Noun)

    a person familiar with the centre of a city (the "town") and with going out on the town; a street-wise person

  5. townie(Noun)

    a chav

  6. townie(Noun)

    a working-class citizen in a metropolitan area

  7. townie(Noun)

    a person who lives in a city or town, or has an urban outlook


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