Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A university student especially one from the University of Otago.

Etymologies

From the signature blue/yellow scarf such a person wears to show their support towards their home rugby team (especially the Otago Rugby Football Union) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The influx of students is already evident in shops, bars and restaurants, and the second-hand furniture traders from which yet another year's batch of scarfie flats is furnished.

    Kiwiblog

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.