Complete Definition of "schemie"

English

Etymology
From âschemeâ.

Noun
en-noun

  1. derogatory Someone who lives in a council house estate or "scheme".

Adjective
en-adj|schemi|er
rfv-inflection|schemier

  1. derogatory Of or pertaining to a scheme or schemie.

Usage notes
Used as derogatory term by the working class who live in the town centre to differentiate themselves from the working class of the outskirts.

Quotations
noun
1996, w:Irvine Welsh|Irvine Welsh, Trainspotting 1
adjective
1996, w:Irvine Welsh|Irvine Welsh, Ecstasy 2
2005, Jenny Colgan, The Boy I Loved Before 3
Revision and Credits for"schemie"
  • 2007-11-06 19:59 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/82.41.67.126|82.41.67.126]] ([[User_talk:82.41.67.126|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Rodasmith|Rodasmith]]

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