Spide vs Spidey - What's the difference?

spide | spidey |


As nouns the difference between spide and spidey

is that spide is (northern irish english|pejorative) a chav or smick while spidey is .

spide

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Northern Irish English, pejorative) a chav or smick.
  • References

    *[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

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    spidey

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • 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:
  • 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.
  • *1981 , Ebony Jr. , Oct. 1981, Vol. 9, No. 4, page 25:
  • 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.
  • *1983 , Boys' Life , Jan 1983, Vol. 73, No. 1, page 21:
  • Only Spider-Man's spidey powers can get us out of this!
  • *2013 , Gerry Conway, ?Leah Wilson, Webslinger: Unauthorized Essays On Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man , page 32:
  • [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).

    Derived terms

    *Spidey senses