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A tinker word for a non-tinker. Gadgie is to tinker, as gentile is to Jew.
Tomorrow we'll knock doors and sell some clothes-pegs to the gadgies.
by WTF July 08, 2004
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In the North of scotland gadgie is a term used to describe a man, it has the same meaning in the North of england. It is also used in the fife/tayside area for another word for a ned/chav/mink.
That gadgie sitting in the corner is a knob.
by fraz1776 May 15, 2006
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Dundee term for (chiefly male) addidas tracksuit wearing urban lowlifes. Usually found on at the back of a double decker bus spitting and smoking, or skipping school or kicking a ball against an abandoned shop (also spitting)

Female form of gadgie is chewnieswinger

see also pikey, ned and schemie
Oh no it's the No. 17 bus that's usually full o gadgies.
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See that gadgie over there,........
by Mummy Shaz July 04, 2005
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Generic romany/gypsy term for a non gypsy, popular slang term used in Edinburgh, Dundee, Perth and most of east coast Scotland.
Check out the garb on that gadgie.
by poodpood July 11, 2005
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A northern, maybe only in teesside, term for some one who is either your friend or someone who is a friend of a friend who's name you dont know (or cant remember). In general a similar word to gezzer, mate, fella
"Now then gadgie, what ya been upto this weekend"
by Steve Kestrel August 03, 2004
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an old person. :)
it does not mean "bloke" in the north east of england.
it means old person...get it right.
"haha look at that gadgie crossing the road. it looks like ET."
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