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squaddie or squaddy (ˈskwɒdɪ )



(plural) -dies
  1. (British, slang) a private soldier Compare swaddy

Word Origin

C20: from squad

Example Sentences Including 'squaddie'

The squaddie braked just as I was firing, when I was still on the engine.
Seymour, Gerald Field of Blood
In front of Ferris a squaddie sprinted, bent low, across the road, causing a black taxi to swerve to miss him.
Seymour, Gerald Field of Blood
The whole thing was a shambles... I mean, we got one squaddie , but one squaddie isn't worth an R. P. G. round.
Seymour, Gerald Field of Blood


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