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Aussie Line breaks: Aus¦sie
Pronunciation: /ˈɒzi/
/ˈɒsi/
(also Ozzie) informal

Definition of Aussie in English:

noun

1A person from Australia: he’s an Aussie and so he probably played cricket as a kid this is Australia and we are Ozzies
1.1Australia: I was in Auckland for the last few years, but now I live in Aussie

adjective

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Australian: he married an Aussie girl and moved to Australia in 1948 an Aussie accent the Ozzie government
More example sentences
  • It should be remembered that England are the only country to have got anywhere near beating the Ozzies for a year.
  • An Ozzie traveller complained to me that the only theft he had encountered was in youth hostels, and even then it was a piece of cheese from the fridge.
  • Best thing was that even the Aussies thought they were going to lose.

Origin

Early 20th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with Aussie

cossie, mossie

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