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Slang

Aussie

This page is about the slang term Aussie

Australian English

Meaning

Australian, Australia

For example

  • My mate Bruce says he's a typical Aussie because he likes beer, sports, mates, cars and girls, in that order.

  • Have you ever seen Aussie Rules football? It's a bit like rugby, but much faster and more spectacular.

Note:
also sometimes spelt "Ozzie"

Origin: short for Australia

Variety

This is typically used in Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If someone says they saw some Aussies, it means they saw

a. some ostriches

b. some Austrians

c. some Australians

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey