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English definition of “townie”

townie

noun [C]     /ˈtaʊ.ni/
informal disapproving a person who lives in a town where there is a college but who is not involved with the college People who live or settle somewhere UK (US and Australian English city slicker) a person who lives in a town , and has no experience of or knowledge about living in the countryside : A couple of townies walked into the village pub , looking very out of place in their smart suits .People who live or settle somewhere
(Definition of townie noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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