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



    BrE BrE//ˈɡɜːnzi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɜːrnzi//
    Domesticated mammals
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  1. 1 a type of cow kept for its rich milk See related entries: Domesticated mammals
  2. 2 guernsey a thick sweater made with dark blue wool that has been specially treated so that it does not let water through, worn originally by fishermen
  3. 3guernsey (Australian English) a football sweater, especially one of the type without sleeves worn by Australian Rules players
  4. 4Guernsey the second largest of the Channel Islands. It is famous for its milk products, as a tourist centre, and as a place where the people pay very little tax. Its capital is St Peter Port.
  5. Idioms (Australian English, informal) to be recognized as being good (originally meaning to be chosen for a football team)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Guernsey