An acronym for American-born Irish.
Usually applied to Irish-Americans who display excessive degrees of enthusiasm in
*their ancestry
*institutions dominated by other A.B.I.
*the influences other A.B.I. have had in American culture. .

In the tradition of the AZN and Italian-American Guidos, A.B.I. are definitely an Americanized social identity, but can still be considered “Irish” when compared to the rest of America. The working-class neighborhoods of Boston are probably the most renowned A.B.I. strongholds, but similar types of A.B.I. can be found throughout the United States.

They are stereotyped (truthfully, a lot of the time, ) as:
1) ignorant of Ireland’s actual history
2) intoxicated
3) violent
4) Blue-collar
5) Catholics
6) racists
7) IRA supporters
8) Cops (or, ironically, resentful of cops)
A.B.I.: “The Departed is the most badass A.B.I. movie ever!!!”
Citizen of Ireland: You aren’t Irish.
A.B.I.: You’re right, I’m better. I’m Irish-American.
Citizen of Ireland: No, you’re just American.
A.B.I.: No, I’m better. I’m Irish-American.
Citizen of Ireland: Are you retarded? You’re not an Irish! You’re just an American poser!
A.B.I.: You’re not Irish!!! (breakis a bottle over the Irish citizen’s head, and runs away crying)
by Kevin Burke January 10, 2007
10 Words related to Abi
Abi
She is a star

don't let her go.
She's a special girl, a full on Abi
by asfgjthecyniu February 24, 2008
Abi
The sweetest girl ever that you may be inextricable attracted to for some unexplainable reason. Has the most amazing personality and the most charming smile in the whole GTA!
1: I am so hung up on Abi!
2: Dude, me too.
1: Fuck off!
by fruitking October 14, 2009
Abi
The sweetest girl ever who you are inextricably attracted to. Has the most awesome personality and the most charming smile in the whole GTA!
1: Dude, I am so hung up on Abi.
2: Dude me too.
1: Fuck you
by fruitysalad October 14, 2009
Abi
seriously the bestest friend ive ever had
omg taylor C loves abi
by @tay11Crit January 20, 2011
Abi
Noun (Ah-bee)

Highly fashionable and creative teenage girl.
That painting is amazing! She's such an abi.

Sarah is definately an abi. Look at her outfit! She looks like a model!
by Taryn Taylor December 22, 2010
Albanian Boys, Inc. Basically a gang of mostly young Albanians in NY, who fight endlessly with blacks & hispanics. A pretty loyal group, but they are usually quiet and stick to themselves; they dont start sh!t but they do pack heat. Taking over Columbus HS in the Bronx yeaaaah its true..
Just remember next time you see A.B.I. spray-painted on walls, written on public property, school bathroom stalls..etc.
by asssk about me March 05, 2005
abi
means "father" in arabic, as in Mos Def's lyric "Umi Says"
My abi said shine your light on the world, shine your light for the world to see.
by Malinen23 June 28, 2011

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