nounAustralian /NZ informal
A person who drinks alone or a drink taken on one’s own.
- I thought he wanted one and wouldn't like to be a Jimmy Woodser.
Late 19th century: from a line in the poem Jimmy Wood (1892) by Barcroft Boake: ‘Who drinks alone, drinks toast to Jimmy Wood, sir’.
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