from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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  • proper n. A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  • proper n. A law officer, particularly an officer patrolling rural highways.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See mounty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. colloquial term for a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Worth the bollocking I got from my then Inspector … on January 6, 2008 at 7: 07 pm | Reply Yank Mountain Mountie


  • Lol good question Andy! on December 21, 2007 at 1: 27 am | Reply Yank Mountain Mountie

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  • Goodly-lord-oh, joy … deep, deep joy-de-lode! on February 7, 2007 at 7: 22 am | Reply Yank Mountain Mountie


  • No point speaking to Dziekanski in English: Mountie Top Stories

  • Many of Jay Ward's characters and catchphrases have since morphed into pop-culture shorthand: Dudley Do-Right, the clueless Mountie, is shorthand for anybody who stumbles into a situation overconfident he's doing the right thing; Snidely Whiplash, Do-Right's nemesis, for a scenery-chewing villain; the "Waybac" Machine, Mr. Peabody's time-travel system, for a nostalgia flashback; as well as expressions such as "nothing up my sleeve ... presto!" and

  • TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF AND YOUR OWN AND SCREW THE REST! on January 15, 2007 at 5: 57 am | Reply Yank Mountain Mountie

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  • IC - IDENTITY CODE, 1 TO 6 PLUS IC7 FOR GINGERS on February 2, 2007 at 12: 07 am | Reply Yank Mountain Mountie


  • “Dad told them to go ahead and call the Mountie—that we had plenty to tell him about their cruelty and neglect of Clara,” Erik put in.

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  • RCMP did not release the name, rank or gender of the officer involved, but say the Mountie is a 12-year veteran of the force.

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  • The Murdochs of the world will want to know how far beyond a little tapping and fidgeting you were prepared to go to get your man (you always get your man, don't you, like a Mountie; I think of you as a kind of Mountie) -- how far you were prepared to go is between you and God and Arlen, I guess.

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