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Noun limey has 1 sense
  1. limey, John Bull - a man of English descent
    --1 is a kind of Englishman

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Noun (plural: limeys)

1. A slang term, primarily used by Americans, to refer to a person from the United Kingdom.

Example sentence: The bar was full of limeys enjoying a pint of beer after work.

2. A historical term for a British sailor, particularly during the period of the British Empire.

Example sentence: The limeys played a vital role in the Battle of Trafalgar.


1. Relating to or characteristic of the British or people from the United Kingdom.

Example sentence: She loved the limey accent and found it quite charming.

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