how to pronounce townie


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townie is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of townie in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the townie no a friend a more innovative …”

meanings of townie


  1. A person born and raised in an area of Massachusetts who is proud of his or her Irish-American community, culture, and heritage.
  2. A chav.
  3. A person familiar with the town (urbanised centre of a city) and with going out on the town; a street-wise person.
  4. A working-class citizen in a metropolitan area.
  5. A person who lives in a city or town, or has an urban outlook.
  6. A person living in a university area who is not associated with the university.
  7. A person who has moved from a town or city to a rural area. Especially, one who is perceived not to have adopted rural ways.

townie frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word townie occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics townie can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that townie can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

2) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to townie


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