Spide vs Spidey - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between spide and spidey
is that spide
is (northern irish english|pejorative) a chav or smick while spidey
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(Northern Irish English, pejorative) a chav or smick.
*[http://www.thevacuum.org.uk/issues/issues0120/issue06/is06artwhaspi.html] A Belfast community newsletter
*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/gmhp/dictionary/dictionary_s.shtml] BBC list of Belfast slang
Nonce diminutive form of spider, most often used in connection with the characteristics of the fictional superhero, .
*1978 , Princeton Alumni Weekly , Volume 79, page 8:
*1981 , Ebony Jr. , Oct. 1981, Vol. 9, No. 4, page 25:
- Seven months later he reappeared in his own comic book, The Amazing Spider-Man. In the 16 years since, Spidey (as his fans call him) has become the country's most popular superhero, appearing in 300 daily newspapers.
*1983 , Boys' Life , Jan 1983, Vol. 73, No. 1, page 21:
- In the closet Marvin found his sea shell collection, baseball cards, a stack of Spidey comic books, a jar of dead flies he had forgotten about, a paper bag filled with pine cones, and five cans of mud from Lake Washington.
*2013 , Gerry Conway, ?Leah Wilson, Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays On Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man , page 32:
- Only Spider-Man's spidey powers can get us out of this!
- [H]e's also written a Spidey' short story (“Arms and the Man” in 1997's Untold Tales of Spider-Man) and a '''Spidey novel (''Down These Mean Streets in 2005).