Definition of swagman in English:

swagman

Line breaks: swag|man
Pronunciation: /ˈswagman
 
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noun (plural swagmen)

Australian /NZ
  • A person carrying a swag or bundle of belongings.
    More example sentences
    • Homeless men were, in Australia, known as ‘swagmen’ ‘cause they carried a swag around with them, which was a rolled up sleeping mat and waterproof blanket.
    • Fewer and fewer people living in this country feel any cultural connection with jolly swagmen, billabongs and coolibah trees.
    • The song is just about resistance to heavy handed authority when the swagman in fact rejected most of the trappings of society, either out of necessity or choice.

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