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



BrE BrE//ˈpɒmi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːmi//
(pl. pommies) (also pom) (Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)
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an offensive word for a British person Word Originearly 20th cent.: of unknown origin; said by some to be short for pomegranate, as a near rhyme to immigrant, but evidence is lacking.