Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Australian English.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Broad Australian English; broad Australian rendered as eye dialect.

Etymologies

After the Australian English pronunciation of Australian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From eye dialect of a broad pronunciation of Australian. Coined by “Afferbeck Lauder” (Alastair Ardoch Morrison) and popularised with his 1965 book Let Stalk Strine. Australian from 1965. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unless “equal” means something different in Strine, there were five ties for fifth place.

    Books

  • I thought Ashbrooks 'guests Sherman and Mutter were very informed and articulate about Media Mogul' Strine '(Aussie pronunciation of Australian) Murdoch!

    WBUR and NPR - On Point with Tom Ashbrook

  • '' Strine '' takes on Shakespearean lyricism is more or less taken for granted.

    The Canberra Times - Front Page

  • "Shareholders of El Paso can simply say 'It's a shady, stinky deal; I'm not going to do it,"' Chancellor Strine said.

    Court Weighs Goldman-El Paso Ties

  • Chancellor Strine said he would rule on the request for a temporary injunction by March 6, when El Paso shareholders are to vote on the deal.

    Court Weighs Goldman-El Paso Ties

  • However, Chancellor Leo Strine suggested he was reluctant to step in when shareholders could still veto the deal.

    Court Weighs Goldman-El Paso Ties

  • I forwarded all of this information to as many people that I know had any contact with Wally Strine.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • It would be appropriate to post his “so sorry” letter, but it would also be appropriate to post his letter or some similar statement expressing his notion that Strine only responded with his admission of falsehoods when faced with a multitude of researchers, and this his letter is only another attempt to control/manipulate the spread of negative information which has resulted.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Chancellor Leo Strine of Delaware's Court of Chancery said Friday that Grupo Mexico is on the hook to Southern Peru Copper's minority shareholders for $1.263 billion, plus interest, stemming from its 2005 merger of Southern Peru with its struggling Mexican mining subsidiary via a stock-swap transaction.

    Judge Says Grupo Mexico Owes $1.3 Billion on Copper Deal

  • Judge Strine said Grupo Mexico engaged in a "manifestly unfair transaction" by obtaining 67.2 million shares of Southern Peru stock in return for its 99% stake in a troubled Mexican mining subsidiary that was in reality worth far less than the Southern Peru stock, which was valued at $3.7 billion when the deal closed.

    Judge Says Grupo Mexico Owes $1.3 Billion on Copper Deal

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