(n.) Someone who has bad taste, is uneducated, provincial, unsophisticated, but also unpretentious and down to earth. Caravan holidays, tracksuits, and cross-border shopping are typical characteristics. The term “Harry-handel” means shopping across the border in Sweden, usually for cheap alcohol, tobacco, sweets, and meat.
Note: Can be used as both a noun and an adjective.
"Det er Harry å røyke."
"Smoking is Harry."
Submitted August 2020
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