Definitions

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  • noun derogatory Someone who lives in a council house estate or "scheme".
  • adjective derogatory Of or pertaining to a scheme or schemie.

Etymologies

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From “scheme”.

Examples

  • "Ah've known schemie-junkies in Edinburgh wi a healthier asset-tae-debt ratio then some two-waged, heavily-mortgaged couples doon here," he observes.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • "Ah've known schemie-junkies in Edinburgh wi a healthier asset-tae-debt ratio then some two-waged, heavily-mortgaged couples doon here," he observes.

    Debtspotting

  • Funnily, this whole housing crisis has brought to mind the rather prescient comments of Mark Renton in Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting: Ah've known schemie-junkes in Edinburgh wi a healthier asset-tae-debt ratio thin some two-waged, heavily-mortgaged couple doon here.

    Housing Bubbles Rock!

  • Funnily, this whole housing crisis has brought to mind the rather prescient comments of Mark Renton in Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting: Ah've known schemie-junkes in Edinburgh wi a healthier asset-tae-debt ratio thin some two-waged, heavily-mortgaged couple doon here.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Detailing the lives of a bunch of Glaswegian working class chancers and schemers and schemie dreamers, this video production started out really funny and I was thinking yes man, sooperb, genuine cutting Scottish comedy, this is so rare.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • For a wee schemie who grew up in Fintry, he's pretty smart.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • For a wee schemie who grew up in Fintry, he's pretty smart.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • The phrase 'a rival drug dealer ', to anyone who had read a Scottish newspaper in the past ten years, meant Bud Hannigan: another jumped-up schemie, but one with sufficiently more brains and ambition to make him a far bigger player than Morris could ever have hoped to be.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • And then - ', but I had hung up on her as if I had wanted to speak to some schemie slapper with no intelligence or ability at doing anything but opening her legs I'd've paid a visit to my first and thankfully now very ex wife.

    TheSpoof.com : Spoof News : Front Page

  • I f ucking hate Braveheart,1000's of thick schemie numptys actually believe it is an acurate portrale of Scottish History.

    Army Rumour Service

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