Share this entry

possie Line breaks: pos¦sie

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also pozzy)

Definition of possie in English:

noun

Australian /NZ informal
1A place or position: the bridge will provide a good fishing possie
More example sentences
  • Most bosses these days are Big Bad Swains, literally, not just metaphorically, nicking their top possie in the food chain.
  • And that is exactly where he sat, soaking in the action from his prime possie.
1.1A job.

Origin

Early 20th century: from position + -ie.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources