Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Australia:
  • noun Originally, one who crossed the country before railways were introduced.
  • noun A difficult journey.
  • noun A man who drives sheep and cattle across country, from one colony to another.
  • noun A tramp; a sundowner.

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

  • noun One who travels over lands or countries; one who travels overland.

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

  • noun One who travels overland.

Etymologies

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overland +‎ -er

Examples

  • On his latest trip to Africa, Matthew Parris noticed that where there are white 'overlander' tourists, and especially white overlanding women, there are black dreadlocked men.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • On his latest trip to Africa, Matthew Parris noticed that where there are white 'overlander' tourists, and especially white overlanding women, there are black dreadlocked men.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • On his latest trip to Africa, Matthew Parris noticed that where there are white 'overlander' tourists, and especially white overlanding women, there are black dreadlocked men.

    In this week's Spectator

  • On his latest trip to Africa, Matthew Parris noticed that where there are white 'overlander' tourists, and especially white overlanding women, there are black dreadlocked men.

    In this week's Spectator

  • We met a group of people on an overlander, a big red lorry with seats in the back and a blue canopy stretched over the top.

    Long Way Down

  • “This wagon.” recorded Thomas Creigh, overlander of 1866. “is termed the ‘Reading Room,’ having no small number of ‘Beadles’ and other interesting reading matter.”

    THE AMERICAN WEST

  • If you jumped an overlander your travelling companions were random; you just showed up at the stop and got aboard.

    Long Way Down

  • We met a group of people on an overlander, a big red lorry with seats in the back and a blue canopy stretched over the top.

    Long Way Down

  • We met a group of people on an overlander, a big red lorry with seats in the back and a blue canopy stretched over the top.

    Long Way Down

  • If you jumped an overlander your travelling companions were random; you just showed up at the stop and got aboard.

    Long Way Down

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