Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Australia.
  • noun An Australian shepherd.
  • noun A dog of a breed developed in Australia, such as an Australian cattle dog.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun informal a native or inhabitant of Australia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun colloquial An Australian.
  • noun colloquial An Australian Shepherd.
  • proper noun colloquial Australia.
  • adjective New Zealand, UK, colloquial Australian.
  • adjective comparable, New Zealand, colloquial That is generally identified as Australian; who embraces Australian culture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Australia

Etymologies

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

[Aus(tralian) + –y.]

Examples

  • You are the racist because you are advocating cultural genocide by demanding people assimilate to what you call the Aussie way, which is really just the "white anglo-saxon way".

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • You've got to love the term Aussie rules, it just sounds so anarchic and in many ways our great game is just that, but the truly wonderful thing is the way our game is so inclusive, not just for the players for whom there is a place for every body type from short to tall, but spectators as well, it's a game that attracts the whole family and after a drought of some six years a Victorian club, Geelong, has taken the honours, ending their forty-four year flag drought.

    At My Table

  • You've got to love the term Aussie rules, it just sounds so anarchic and in many ways our great game is just that, but the truly wonderful thing is the way our game is so inclusive, not just for the players for whom there is a place for every body type from short to tall, but spectators as well, it's a game that attracts the whole family and after a drought of some six years a Victorian club, Geelong, has taken the honours, ending their forty-four year flag drought.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Bryan brothers win Aussie title for seventh Grand Slam crown

    Bryan brothers win Aussie title for seventh Grand Slam crown

  • Bryan brothers win Aussie title for seventh Grand Slam crown - USATODAY. com

    Bryan brothers win Aussie title for seventh Grand Slam crown

  • The Aussie is not the only currency flirting with parity against the greenback.

    The US dollar is already worth less than a euro. Now will it fall behind the 'Aussie'?

  • The Aussie is expected to take two weeks off and might return to the PGA Tour for the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, the third and final event of the Texas Swing.

    News and notes on the PGA Tour's top 20 golfers

  • Speaking of words and meanings, I understand that the proper way to greet an Aussie is “stand back, I have a gun.”

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Because i’m hell busy.

  • Hugh Jackman: The handsome Aussie is a well-established action star who could make a life that mixes presidential duty with driving stakes through vampire hearts thoroughly believable.

    Abraham Lincoln: Which actor should play him, in vampire-hunter form?

  • Also the first player to win Aussie Open title winning five-set SF and F matches since Mats Wilander in 1988 ...

    The latest news and notes on the ATP's top 20 players

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