Definitions

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  • noun informal, nonstandard, endearing An autistic person.

Etymologies

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Diminutive of autistic with -ie.

Examples

  • When a child misbehaves, a parent ~ usually work-worn mother or put-upon autie or granny ~ come to the school to bawl-out the teacher instead of working with them to correct the problem.

    A Whole School Left Behind

  • This is not a look-at-the-autie gawking freakshow as much as it is a statement about what gets considered thought, intelligence, personhood, language, and communication, and what does not.

    Boing Boing

  • Nah, I have to go to sleep - psych ward check-in, autie conference and whatnot ahead of the morning - and I didn't get any sleep for two days 'cause of really bad "girl's sickness".

    Abducted for fun (no grief today!)

  • She usually wears a T-shirt and baggy pants, and she spends a scary amount of time — day and night — on the Internet: blogging, hanging out in Second Life, and corresponding with her autie and aspie friends.

    The Truth About Autism: Scientists Reconsider What They Think They Know

  • Post subject: The angry autie and what to do with her

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • Not yet autie, not enough names ... but I've had three people tell me the easy way to break into their their house and steal the keys to their small planes if I need them. oneeye_wilbur (anonymous) says ...

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • Favored Commenters of the Moment Award: kikulu, liggyon, autie, Veritas

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • Final Four: Kansas, Maryland, Villanova, Michigan autie (Anonymous) says … slim and none .. logicsound04 (Anonymous) says …

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • Nothing … meaningless … must take care of the problem on your own … certainly none of my affair … … autie, yes, schula has dismissed everyone from work … Thanks, schula … Did everyone remember to pick up their checks first? btw, autie ….

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • It will be interesting to see if prospector's date bears … blooms! justbegintowrite (Ronda Miller) says … autie, thank God you don't have a son!

    LJWorld.com stories: News

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