Meaning of “Yardie” in the English Dictionary

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"Yardie" in British English

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Yardienoun [ C ]

uk /ˈjɑː.di/ us /ˈjɑːr.di/

a member of a violent criminal organization, involved especially with illegal drugs, that started in Jamaica and now also operates in the UK

(Definition of “Yardie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)