limey limey

Definition(s):

  • (n) a man of English descent

Usage(s):

  1. There's a war on, and at command HQ the best interests of Allied unity seem to demand the death penalty for a Yank who kills a limey.
  2. For the rest, your reviewer has unfortunately let his anti-limey prejudices get the better of him, and his cliches and mixed metaphors are too dire for comment.
  3. But when the limey is sprung by the Scarperer's guileful crew, he finds himself the victim of a Gaelic doublecross.

News

  • Catching Up With Terence Stamp

    Actor Terence Stamp has carved out an amazing career, from his Oscar-nominated turn in "Billy Budd," to "Priscilla Queen Of The Desert," "The Limey" and "Superman 2." Now, he's getting fantastic reviews playing a cranky old man who sings a new tune in "Unfinished Song."
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. A clearly irate King said: "You should be ashamed of yourself! You got the chance to fight for the world heavyweight title, the chance to bring pride back to America, yet you lost to a limey! You should have laid your life on the line and gotten...
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: Don King Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. Producer David Merrick wrote in Esquire that his only interest in bringing new shows to Broadway was "for the pleasure of throwing his [Mr. Barnes's] fat Limey posterior out in the street."
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: David Merrick Source: Washington Post

  3. "I hope you don't mind a limey band singing about your vice president," said frontman Eamon Hamilton before the band launched into the angry 10-second tirade 'Cheney'.
    on May 31, 2007 By: Eamon Hamilton Source: NME.com

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