Definition of freshie in English:

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freshie

Pronunciation: /ˈfrɛʃi/
(also freshy)

noun

Australian
A freshwater crocodile native to northern Australia.
  • Crocodylus johnstoni, family Crocodylidae
Example sentences
  • In deeper, murkier pools, such as that where I overturn and become marooned with a seven foot freshy, dwell crocodiles awaiting their next meal.
  • ‘Of course there are freshies in Kakadu too,’ he said as we were about to leave, receipt and itinerary in bag.
  • Red ones are salties and yellow ones are freshies.
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