Definitions

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

  • adv. Informal To or in Australia or New Zealand.
  • n. Australia and often New Zealand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In Australia.
  • adj. Into Australia, to Australia.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Oph. Well, now, the under sheet you must bring over the bolster -- so -- and tuck it clear down under the mattress nice and smooth -- so; do you see?

    The Christian Slave: A Drama

  • Also, my mom adored him, so she would probably support the union somewhere deep down under her churchly morals.

    Kiss It

  • "Oh, come on, you know that deep down under all those layers of grumpiness you do like the chance to get out and meet old friends," MareAnn said, tweaking his ear.

    Zombie Lover

  • Kagi sat down under a finger-post and asked me straight out:

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • You want to send Jim and me back to be whipped and tortured, and ground down under the heels of them that you call masters; and your laws will bear you out in it, -- more shame for you and them!

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

  • I struck straight into the heath; I held on to a hollow I saw deeply furrowing the brown moorside; I waded, knee-deep, in its dark growth; I turned with its turnings, and finding a moss-blackened granite crag in a hidden angle, I sat down under it.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. II.

  • Sections of the text were broken down under headers such as SOIL TRANSMOGRIFICATION and BIO-AGENT “V,” with accompanying details, technical information, and scientific formulas.

    Creative Couplings

  • Charles Prince , for instance, who stepped down under fire as Citigroup Inc.'s CEO in 2007, is a five-year member of the Johnson & Johnson board.

    Staying on Boards After Humble Exit

  • "Yes, yes," says I, "Friday; God is stronger than the devil-God is above the devil, and therefore we pray to God to tread him down under our feet, and enable us to resist his temptations and quench his fiery darts."

    Robinson Crusoe

  • Kinseth Roberts breathed heavily for at least twenty minutes, then finally reached down under the covers to remove their shoes.

    Unpretty

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