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How to Pronounce limey?

Correct pronunciation for the word "limey" is [lˈa͡ɪmi], [lˈa‍ɪmi], [l_ˈaɪ_m_i].

What are the misspellings for limey?

"Limey" in context

Limey is an informal term used for the British people. It originates from the fact that British sailors would sometimes take lime juice on their long sea voyages to protect themselves from scurvy, a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency. Since lime juice is a major source of vitamin C, it was a key part of the British sailor's diet. The term "Limey" is now widely used by both British and non-British people to refer to the British people in a humorous and amusing way. The term is often used to describe someone who is especially fond of the British culture, language, and traditions.

What are similar-sounding words for limey?

Usage over time for limey:

This graph shows how "limey" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Synonyms for Limey:

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