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  1. Newfie(Noun)

    A native or inhabitant of the island of Newfoundland.

    Etymology: From Newfoundlander

  2. Newfie(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Newfoundland.

    Etymology: From Newfoundlander


  1. Newfie

    Newfie is a colloquial term used in Canada for someone who is from Newfoundland. It appears in a 1942 dictionary of slang; at the time, 'Newfie' was used as often to refer to Newfoundland itself as to people from Newfoundland. The term 'Newfie' has been applied to the Newfoundland people, the proper demonym for whom is Newfoundlander. It also can refer to items of Newfoundland origin such as: ⁕Newfie Bullet, a nickname created by U.S. military personnel serving at bases in Newfoundland during the Second World War for a notoriously slow passenger train operated on the island. ⁕Newfie Screech, a type of rum bottled in Newfoundland. ⁕Relatedly, Newfiejohn was the name used by some sailors for St. John's while on convoy duty during the Second World War.

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  1. newfie

    Newfie it’s meaning was given to the Newfoundland dog. Refer to the people of Newfoundland as the racists term as Newfie.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 25, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of newfie in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of newfie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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