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  • n. An adult reveller who deliberately travels to a destination where schoolies congregate, often to solicit sex from the schoolies.

Etymologies

From tool (“obnoxious person”) +‎ -ie, influenced by schoolie. (Wiktionary)

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  • "Nambour State High School graduate Jasmine Wilton, 17, said the rite of passage was better than she had expected, but said Toolies were putting a damper on the celebrations.
    'All the Schoolies here are in a really good mood and everyone just wants to have fun and meet new people, but the Toolies are really creepy,' Ms Wilton said."
    - Marissa Calligeros, Schoolies 'bored, annoyed' as fun fizzles, theage.com.au, 26 Nov 2009.

    November 26, 2009