The Alternative English Dictionary: Argie

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Argie etymology Diminutive of Argentinian with -ie.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (informal) An Argentinian.
    • 2012, Tony Banks, Storming The Falklands: My War and After The Argies attempted a half-hearted counter-offensive, but our artillery quickly put paid to that.
  • Used especially in British tabloid newspapers during the Falklands War against Argentina in 1982.

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