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Definition of "townie" [townie]

  • Informal A permanent resident of a town, especially a resident of a college town who is academically unaffiliated with the local college or university. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "townie" in a sentence
  • "Your humble e-scribbler, unrepentant townie that he is - the title townie bastard is already claimed - missed it completely as well."
  • "I was what those who got the full university experience called a townie."
  • "This will take a bit of work on your part because you don't need the crazy parents with two horny kids calling the townie police."