Definition of Hughie in English:
nounAustralian /NZ informal
send her (or it) down, Hughie
- Australian /NZ informal An appeal for rain: as a farmer he would say, ‘send her down, Hughie’More example sentences
- When I was growing up, whenever it rained in St George, which was not very often, my mum would always say, 'Send it down, Hughie!'
- He might also be that rain-god invoked with the formula, 'Send it down, Hughie'.
- “Send her down Hughie,” I said to nobody.
Early 20th century: diminutive of the given name Hugh. The phrase send her down, Hughie may have developed from the British variant send it down, David, which dates from the 1920s.
Words that rhyme with Hughiebluey, chewy, chop suey, cooee, Dewey, dewy, Drambuie, feng shui, gluey, gooey, hooey, Louie, Louis, phooey, rouille, screwy, Wanganui
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