1. noun
An Englishman or other Briton, or a person of British descent.

A gleam of humour, a moment of beautiful pommy arrogance.

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  • pommy — UK [ˈpɒmɪ] / US [ˈpɑmɪ] or pommie UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pommy : singular pommy plural pommies Australian informal a slightly insulting word for someone from the UK, especially someone from England …   English dictionary

  • Pommy — (also Pommie) ► NOUN (pl. Pommies) Austral./NZ informal, derogatory ▪ a British person. ORIGIN said by some to be short for pomegranate, as a near rhyme to immigrant …   English terms dictionary

  • Pommy — or Pommie [päm′ē] [Austral. & N.Z. Slang] Austral. N.Z. Slang n. pl. Pommies [< ?] [also p ] a British person adj. [also p ] British: Sometimes a derogatory usage …   English World dictionary

  • Pommy — Le terme pommy, souvent raccourci en pom, est couramment utilisé par les Australiens, Néozélandais et parfois les Sud Africains pour qualifier les Britanniques. Bien qu originellement péjoratif, le Australian Advertising Standards Board a statué… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pommy — dry as a pommy s towel Extremely dry. This is a play on various meanings of the word dry . The phrase can refer to rainless weather or to an arid landscape, but it is most commonly used to mean thirsty , especially in expressing a desire for a… …   Australian idioms

  • pommy — [[t]pɒ̱mi[/t]] pommies also pommie N COUNT (disapproval) A pommy is an English person. This use could cause offence. [mainly AUSTRALIAN, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • Pommy — /ˈpɒmi/ (say pomee) (also lower case) Colloquial (sometimes derogatory, racist) –adjective 1. British, especially English: *What cheer? Oh that s Pommy talk – English for How s it cobbers? –xavier herbert, 1938. –noun (plural Pommies) 2. → Pom1.… …  

  • Pommy Johnson — is a comedian from Australia. [http://www.chortle.co.uk/comics/p/662/pommy johnson] He was voted Australian comedian of the Year 2002 at the Maurie Awards, held at the Comic Lounge.Despite his name, he is not English …   Wikipedia

  • pommy bastard — noun An Englishman or other Briton. Syn: pom, pommy …   Wiktionary

  • Pommy (Pommie) — n, adj Australian (a person who is) British. The standard, and usually derogatory, slang term for natives of or immigrants from the British Isles, Pommy is probably a corruption of pomegranate , chanted as a humorous semi rhyme for immigrant .… …   Contemporary slang

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