Definitions

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  • n. (slang) A person from South Australia.

Etymologies

From crow + eater. Early settlers in South Australia were alleged to have eaten the breast meat of crows, parrots and cockatoos when there was a shortage of red meat. The term croweater entered the lexicon in the late 1800s. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I am a proud croweater, but rationality to me is looking at their attendances, as it is the largest city that has a staunch AFL following.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

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  • Australian slang - a person coming from South Australia.

    December 25, 2007