Aussie


Aussie

Aussie [aw-see, or, esp. British, oz-ee, aw-zee] ExamplesWord Origin noun Informal.

  1. an Australian.

Origin of Aussie First recorded in 1890–95; Aus(tralian) + -ie Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for aussie Contemporary Examples of aussie

  • Which does she find scarier—the Aussie tabloids or Taliban marauders?

    CNN’s Overnight Sydney Star

    Lloyd Grove

    December 16, 2014

  • In the movie, Jonas is played by 25-year-old Aussie actor Brenton Thwaites.

    Why ‘The Giver’ Movie Will Disappoint the Book’s Fans

    Kevin Fallon

    August 15, 2014

  • You can imagine their reaction, then, when 25-year-old Aussie heartthrob Brenton Thwaites was hired to play 12-year-old Jonas.

    ‘The Giver’ Star Brenton Thwaites Knows You Think He’s Too Old to Play Jonas

    Kevin Fallon

    August 13, 2014

  • When the 25-year-old Aussie was cast in the The Giver, fans freaked.

    ‘The Giver’ Star Brenton Thwaites Knows You Think He’s Too Old to Play Jonas

    Kevin Fallon

    August 13, 2014

  • In 24 hours, the search area went from 18,000 square miles to 36 square miles all thanks to one piece of Aussie equipment.

    Ocean Shield, the Ship That Saved the Search for MH370

    Clive Irving

    April 11, 2014

  • Historical Examples of aussie

  • Gus Krinsley had said: “I’m a lost soul down there, Aussie.”

    The Brain

    Alexander Blade

  • British Dictionary definitions for aussie Aussie adjective, noun

    1. an informal word for Australian, (rare) Australia

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for aussie Aussie n.

    short for Australian (n.) or Australia, attested from 1917.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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