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Meaning of "Brummie" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRUMMIE

From Brummagem.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BRUMMIE

Brummie  [ˈbrʌmɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRUMMIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Brummie can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BRUMMIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Brummie

Brummie is a colloquial term for the inhabitants, accent and dialect of Birmingham, England, as well as being a general adjective used to denote a connection with the city, locally called Brum. The terms are all derived from Brummagem or Bromwichham, historical variants or alternatives to Birmingham.

Definition of Brummie in the English dictionary

The definition of Brummie in the dictionary is a native or inhabitant of Birmingham, England. Other definition of Brummie is of or relating to Birmingham.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRUMMIE


chummy
ˈtʃʌmɪ
crumby
ˈkrʌmɪ
crummie
ˈkrʌmɪ
crummy
ˈkrʌmɪ
drummy
ˈdrʌmɪ
dummy
ˈdʌmɪ
gummy
ˈɡʌmɪ
lumme
ˈlʌmɪ
lummy
ˈlʌmɪ
mummy
ˈmʌmɪ
plummy
ˈplʌmɪ
pumy
ˈpʌmɪ
rummy
ˈrʌmɪ
scrummie
ˈskrʌmɪ
scrummy
ˈskrʌmɪ
scummy
ˈskʌmɪ
thrummy
ˈθrʌmɪ
thumby
ˈθʌmɪ
tummy
ˈtʌmɪ
yummy
ˈjʌmɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRUMMIE

Brum
Brumaire
brumal
brumbies
brumby
brume
Brummagem
Brummell
brumous
brunch
bruncher
Brundisium
Brunei
Brunel
Brunelleschi
brunet
brunette
Brunhild

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRUMMIE

bommie
cammie
chommie
commie
gimmie
gremmie
mammie
pommie
spammie
tammie
trammie

Synonyms and antonyms of Brummie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Brummie» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRUMMIE

Find out the translation of Brummie to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Brummie from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Brummie» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Brummie
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Brummie
570 millions of speakers

English

Brummie
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Brummie
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Brummie
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Brummie
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

brummie
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Brummie
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Brummie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Brummie
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Brummie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バーミンガム出身者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Brummie
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Brummie
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Brummie
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Brummie
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्रमी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Brummie
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di Birmingham
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Brummie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Brummie
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Brummie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Brummie
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Brummie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Brummie
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

brummie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Brummie

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUMMIE»

The term «Brummie» is regularly used and occupies the 81.600 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRUMMIE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Brummie» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Brummie» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Brummie

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRUMMIE»

Discover the use of Brummie in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Brummie and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Brummie Kid: More Tales From Birmingham's Backstreets
Here are more funny, heart-warming stories from the backstreets of Birmingham which are sure to rekindle old memories.
Graham Twist, 2010
2
A Brummie Boy Goes to War
There were many who were seriously wounded and blinded in World War One, but this account is unique, in that the author, Andrew Norman, knew this hero at first hand - Thomas Waldin was his grandfather.
Andrew Norman, 2011
3
Teaching and Researching English Accents in Native and ...
Brummie is the accent spoken in the city of Birmingham in the area of the West Midlands. Despite its being widely discussed in the media, Brummie has not received too much attention from linguists. This was noted by Foulkes and Docherty ...
Ewa Waniek-Klimczak, Linda R. Shockey, 2012
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Saudi Bodyguard
As soon as Brummie saw it, he had to have it, no matter what. He kept on at Peter like a little boy and although Peter was loath to let it go, Brummie offered him a deal, which saw Peter making a cool £100 profit. After pocketing the money, Peter ...
Mark Young, 2011
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The Long Road to the Sky: Night Fighter Over Germany
I was woken by the noise at about half past one in the morning, to find Brummie leaning over the sleeping Taffy, pummelling him hysterically. But it wasn't the immaculate Brummie that we knew; this wild figure was hatless and scratched and ...
Graham White, 2006
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Wounded Rangers: Under Enemy Fire in Afghanistan
It wasn't long before Brummie, Capt Powers, Bro (Cpl Boyle) and a medic and a number of others whose names escape me, for which I apologies, arrived in a WMIK (a Land Rover carryinga Weapons Mounted Installation Kit) andPINZ, ...
Dominic Hagans, 2013
7
Libidan
'Oh, OK, boss,' replied Brummie. Heaving himself the ten feet up the aluminium ladder, Beckett joined Brummie on the second tier of racking. 'What you doing up here anyway? I've been looking for you everywhere.' 'Covering up the markings ...
P. J. Goddard, 2001
8
Misadventures of a Pattaya Bar-Owner
“Yerl 'ave t'smarten up though, mate,” Brummie Bert admonished. “Get a hair raid and some new togs. Can't 'ave yer lookin like somtin d' dog's just dragged in. Yerv gorra look loike a punter, uverwoise d'girlies'l know right off yer a proivut dick.
Tim Coxon
9
At the Fifth Attempt: An Escape Story
Then I heard the sounds of a struggle behind me with Brummie calling for help. The German had caught hold of him. He was a big powerful man and more than a match for Brummie. I tip-toed towards the struggling figures, felt for the door and , ...
John Elwyn, 1987
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Blogs from the Blackstuff: The Case for Rewriting the Economy
Clancy's last speech in the Council chamber before retiring in April 2005 was a final call for Brummie Bonds to be developed as a clear way forward for the city, and Clancy and Olley have continued to bang on about the idea of Bonds and ...
David Bailey, John Clancy, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRUMMIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Brummie is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Back at Blues - Hollywood star David Harewood drops in to film at St …
The Brummie actor tweeted: “Don't believe the hype. At one point last pilot season I had more parking tickets than job offers. Rejection touches ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
2
Little Mix plant huge kisses on Birmingham fan during Surprise …
Little Mix stars gave an unsuspecting Brummie the shock of his life on the TV show Surprise Surprise. The singers appeared on the ITV show to ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
3
West Brom fans don't remember the play-off final - only my Wolves …
“It was Wolves... in front of the Brummie Road End!” Few goals will stand the test of time like the top corner winner against Albion's bitter rivals in ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
4
Indiana couple travels 8700 miles every six weeks to visit favorite …
Dolores even hopes she'll get a 'Brummie' accent - despite it commonly being mocked by other Britons. 'We're just an average American family ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
A homecoming of sorts for Tony Jones
This time it's tough Brummie Jason Nesbitt, even more experienced with 200 paid outings under his belt, in the other corner. The 41-year-old ... «shropshirestar.com, Jul 15»
6
Tommy Langford crowned the new WBO Inter-Continental champ on …
With his opponent's back to the ropes, the Devoner-turned-Brummie unleashed a series of vicious head shots, the final blow being a malicious ... «The News Hub, Jul 15»
7
The rise of the suburban terrorist
A young Brummie born to a Pakistani family that had migrated to the UK, Rauf grew up in a terraced house in east Birmingham. He helped out ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
Fight night at Walsall Town Hall - as it happened
A third favourite from the town, Essington's Ben Wilkes, also features in a light middleweight contest against Brummie opponent Fabrice Mpata. «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»
9
White van man with 27 points for speeding still allowed on the road
Figures show Brummie men have amassed a total of 1.51 million penalty points for driving offences. Women drivers, meanwhile, have just 1.18 ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
10
'Cool Hand' Luke hopes to strike it lucky
... bouts between the pair - is a score to be settled, while Newark's Adam Kettleborough and Brummie Marcus Ffrench are also in the frame. «expressandstar.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Brummie [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/brummie>. Sep 2020 ».
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