nounpl. pom·mies Australian & New Zealand Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a British person, especially a recent immigrant.
Origin of pommyShortening and alteration of pomegranate, Pummy Grant, alterations of Jimmy Grant, probably rhyming alteration of immigrant.
From pom +â€Ž -y (â€œdiminutive suffixâ€). Australian from 1912.
Variant of Pommy
a British person
Origin of Pommy; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps