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Definition of Yardie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Yardie

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈjɑːdi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjɑːrdi//
 
(British English, informal)
 
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(in the UK) a member of a group of criminals from Jamaica or the West Indies Word Origin 1980s: from Jamaican English yard ‘house, home’.