Definitions

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  • adjective diametrically opposed
  • adjective relating to the antipodes, or situated at opposite sides of the Earth
  • adjective informal of, or pertaining to, Australia or New Zealand
  • noun An inhabitant of the antipodes.

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Examples

  • Don’t leave the theater quite yet, kids, because there I am popping up next to Shrimp on the plane to New Zealand, giving him some snarky comment about not letting him get to see the flip side of the universe without me, and blessings on the screenwriter for throwing the word antipodean into the final dialogue before the big screen kiss.

    shrimp

  • Don’t leave the theater quite yet, kids, because there I am popping up next to Shrimp on the plane to New Zealand, giving him some snarky comment about not letting him get to see the flip side of the universe without me, and blessings on the screenwriter for throwing the word antipodean into the final dialogue before the big screen kiss.

    shrimp

  • Don’t leave the theater quite yet, kids, because there I am popping up next to Shrimp on the plane to New Zealand, giving him some snarky comment about not letting him get to see the flip side of the universe without me, and blessings on the screenwriter for throwing the word antipodean into the final dialogue before the big screen kiss.

    shrimp

  • Don’t leave the theater quite yet, kids, because there I am popping up next to Shrimp on the plane to New Zealand, giving him some snarky comment about not letting him get to see the flip side of the universe without me, and blessings on the screenwriter for throwing the word antipodean into the final dialogue before the big screen kiss.

    shrimp

  • I assumed that the claim to be "antipodean" was subversive, refusing to adopt the perspective from the Northern hemisphere as normative...

    Loving Ultimate Reality

  • Then, indeed, does the tuckered sylph come out in fairy form and proceed with joy under cousinly escort to the exhausted old assembly – room, fourteen heavy miles off, which, during three hundred and sixty – four days and nights of every ordinary year, is a kind of antipodean lumber – room full of old chairs and tables upside down.

    Bleak House

  • Then, indeed, does the tuckered sylph come out in fairy form and proceed with joy under cousinly escort to the exhausted old assembly-room, fourteen heavy miles off, which, during three hundred and sixty-four days and nights of every ordinary year, is a kind of antipodean lumber - room full of old chairs and tables upside down.

    Bleak House

  • Then, indeed, does the tuckered sylph come out in fairy form and proceed with joy under cousinly escort to the exhausted old assembly-room, fourteen heavy miles off, which, during three hundred and sixty-four days and nights of every ordinary year, is a kind of antipodean lumber - room full of old chairs and tables upside down.

    Bleak House

  • More intriguingly, the crust could bulge, buckle and break at exactly the antipodean point on the planet from the impact.

    New Suspects in a 65 Million-Year-Old Mystery

  • Though he was well aware that the counter-clockwise draining of antipodean sinks is something of a myth, he also knew he couldn't risk the seeds of doubt and confusion the sight of such a phenomenon would sow in the sensitive minds of men like Phil Vickery.

    All cisterns must be go for England's team at Euro 2012 | Harry Pearson

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