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    A compound noun

    Hi!

    I'd be grateful for any response to my question.

    There is a sentence in today's The Times:
    "Yes, I mean you, young feller-me-laddie.

    And my question is: what does the compound noun "feller-me-laddie" exactly mean?

    Thank you.

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    Re: A compound noun

    Quote Originally Posted by omasta View Post
    Hi!

    I'd be grateful for any response to my question.

    There is a sentence in today's The Times:
    "Yes, I mean you, young feller-me-laddie.

    And my question is: what does the compound noun "feller-me-laddie" exactly mean?

    Thank you.
    It means a young male person.

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