American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person, especially a man, of Irish birth or descent.
- Nickname for Irish Gaelic Pádraig, Patrick. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Paddy is less than thrilled with this arrangement, and soon rebels against his new lifestyle.”
“So it is no surprise that, in Paddy Chayefsky's words from the 1976 film Network, middle class Americans are mad as hell and aren't going to take it any more.”
“Paddy is having a year-end fundraiser over at Art Fag City, so have a peek and think about contributing.”
“Paddy is posting comments that are more than two lines.”
“Paddy is headstrong, but the family dimension gives her a softer side and facilitates an interesting set of sub-stories which offer a strong contrast to the grim reality of the Anglo-Irish tensions which underpin the main plot.”
“No spoiler tag necessary, I think: The main character, Paddy, is in a bad way, being officially shunned by her family.”
“Paddy is not telling her story; she's living it, and we are being allowed to follow it.”
“Obviously everyone calls Paddy, er, Pantsdown, but perhaps you'd like to quantify this reverse sweep smear of yours with some other examples in my 3,000 or so blog posts rather than your fevered imagination?”
“I called Paddy on the radio, asking him to report a TiC.”
“There is a drink called a Paddy, which is a Manhattan made with Irish whiskey.”
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